The Gaff Rig Handbook : History, Design, Techniques, Developments Paperback
by John Leather
This is the internationally regarded definitive handbook for anyone designing, building, rigging or sailing gaff rigged craft.
It provides a fascinating insight into the design, history, techniques and developments of a rig which has evolved through the centuries.
John Leather outlines the practical aspects of the masts, spars, sails, running and standing rigging, and contrasts the development of the gaff rig in Britain, America, Scandinavia and France. 'Regarded internationally as the definitive book for anyone designing, building, rigging or sailing a gaff-rigged vessel.' Kelvin Hughes 'The book's longevity says it all.' Water Craft
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 240 pages, Black and white photographs and diagrams
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 01/10/2009
- Category: Ship design & naval architecture
- ISBN: 9781408114407