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Spritsails and Lugsails

John Leather

Spritsails and Lugsails

by John Leather

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Published by Tab Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Small Ship Design And Construction,
  • Nonfiction - General,
  • Sports

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8111608M
    ISBN 100877429987
    ISBN 109780877429982
    OCLC/WorldCa20413103

    This book was the first of three companion volumes (the second being 'Spritsails and Lugsails' and the third 'Barges' are both being listed by me on this site. This is probably the finest trilogy on British coastal craft and their rigging and sails. Ref GGG 2 Size: pp. Seller Inventory # For safety it seems wise to keep an emergency sail rig on board. Most modern Lug sails are on small boats. Few working lugs are seen, and the fitting of a jib to a lug sail is rare indeed. In John Leather's Spritsails and Lugsails we see that working lugs with a jib were a popular rig in the days of working sail.

    Great deals on Hobbies Books. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items! Right you are. The International Foot Dinghy Association’s web site steers us toward a designation of standing lug and in John Leather’s book, Spritsails and Lugsails, the Footer’s rig is referred to as a “high peaked standing lug rig.”I’ve made the correction to the text.

    well tuned lugsails spritsails and rigs. Any reasonable level sailor can look at the picture below and see that this rig is doing most of the right things. This rig is doing most of the right things. The twist is controlled, the sheeting angles are relatively narrow (though never sheet the front sail of a boat in tighter than 10 degrees from. Spritsails and Lugsails: ISBN () Hardcover, McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics, Founded in , has become a leading book price comparison site.


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Product details Hardcover: pages Publisher: International Maritime Publishing (Tab) (September 1, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Package Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars 3 customer ratings 5/5(3).

Product details Hardcover: pages Publisher: McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics; First American Edition edition (September ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Package Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars 3 5/5(3).

This volume, part of the "Gaff Rig and Barges" trilogy, traces the evolution of spritsail and lugsail rigs, linking them with the seafarers of the UK and North America who used them for fishing, working and smuggling.

The author won the Best Book of the Sea Award in. Spritsails and Lugsails by John Leather, SeptemberTab Books edition, Hardcover in English. Description This volume, part of the "Gaff Rig and Barges" trilogy, traces the evolution of spritsail and lugsail rigs, linking them with the seafarers of the UK and North America who used them for fishing, working and smuggling.

The author won the Best Book of the Sea Award. This volume, part of the "Gaff Rig and Barges" trilogy, traces the evolution of spritsail and lugsail rigs, linking them with the seafarers of the UK and North America who used them for fishing, working and smuggling.

The author won the Best Book of the Sea Award in Spritsails and Lugsails book Spritsails and Lugsails (Spritsails & Lugsails) by John Leather Seller Redux Books Published Condition Very Good ISBN Item Price $. Synopsis This volume, part of the "Gaff Rig and Barges" trilogy, traces the evolution of spritsail and lugsail rigs, linking them with the seafarers of the UK and North America who used them for fishing, working and smuggling.

The author won the Best Book of the Sea Award in "synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.4/5(1). Download spritsails and lugsails or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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This volume, part of the "Gaff Rig and Barges" trilogy, traces the evolution of spritsail and lugsail rigs, linking them with the seafarers of the UK and North America who used them for fishing, working and smuggling.

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John Leather. Adlard Coles, - Sailboats - pages. 0 Reviews. What people are saying. - Spritsails - Lugsails II Spritsails and Lugsails in England, Wales, and Ireland - Luggers in the Downs - The Sussex Coast - Inside the Wight - West Bay to the Scillies - The West Coast, Wales and Ireland - Cobles, Yawls and Dusters - Norfolk and Suffolk - Essex, The Thames and Medway III Spritsails and Lugsails in North America - Spritsails.

Spiritsails and Lugsails with drawings by the authors by Leather, John. B&w frontis; b&w photo illustrations and drawings throughout.

The spritsail is a four-sided, fore-and-aft sail that is supported at its highest points by the mast and a diagonally running spar known as the foot of the sail can be stretched by a boom or held loose-footed just by its sheets.

A spritsail has four corners: the throat, peak, clew, and Spritsail can also be used to describe a rig that uses a spritsail. - Spritsails - Lugsails II Spritsails and Lugsails in England, Wales, and Ireland - Luggers in the Downs - The Sussex Coast - Inside the Wight - West Bay to the Scillies - The West Coast, Wales and Ireland - Cobles, Yawls and Dusters - Norfolk and Suffolk - Essex, The Thames and Medway III Spritsails and Lugsails in North America - Spritsails 5/5.

*John Leather’s book, Spritsails and Lugsails, shows a type of Danish fishing boat, kaperboats, that had spritsails with the peaks set lower than the throats. —Ed. Færder Snekke Particulars. Length. Spritsails and Lugsails Hardcover Book John Leather Vintage 1st Ed Sailing.

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Size: 7"-8" Tall oblong. Minor wear to jacket edges. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Ships & the Sea; ISBN: ISBN/EAN: Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: Thanks for this, Bob.

I have been sailing a bit in a lug-rigged ketch and reading Spritsails and Lugsails by John Leather and have a mind to experiment myself.

Your article and drawing are very interesting and timely. I wonder if you could have reefed it down enough to sail in St. Michaels today. A book exists: Spritsails and Lugsails by John Leather, Adlard Coles, (ISBN: / ) Unfortunately it's been out of print for a while and asking prices for used copies are not inexpensive.

Most of the book is about boats which had spritsails and lugsails. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for SPRITSAILS AND LUGSAILS by John Leather - RARE 1st ED Hardback VINTAGE at the best online prices at End date: Great deals on Building Books with Dust Jacket.

Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items!Gunter rig is a configuration of sail and spars used in sailing.

It is a fore and aft sail set abaft (behind) the mast. The lower half of the luff (front) of the sail is attached to the mast, and the upper half is fastened to a spar which is approximately vertical and reaches above the top of the mast.

This spar is called a "yard", but it is common for some to confuse it with a "gaff" (as in.