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Understanding Rigs and Rigging

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Understanding Rigs and Rigging - Brewer, Ted, and Henderson, Richard
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A detailed look at everything above the deck on a sailboat. A complete discussion of spar construction is followed by chapters on standing and running rigging, with a detailed look at their components, including terminal fittings for both wire and rod rigging, turnbuckles, chainplates, tangs, and backstay adjusters. The author gives a comparison of halyards; a look at winches, cleats, blocks, and levers; and most helpful section on deck layout. He also explains sail trim and basic aerodynamics, and how to set up and tune a ...

Understanding Rigs and Rigging 1990, International Marine Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780071563048

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