Gaff rig is a sailing rig in which the sail is four-cornered, fore-and-aft rigged,
controlled at its peak and, usually, ...
Sep 29, 2015 ... A gaff rig employs a spar on the top of the sail and typically other sails can be set
in conjunction with that mainsail with the gaff.
Given that racing yachts must maximize lift, the aspect ratio of their sails and their
.... Whether using a Bermuda rig, a "Marconi" rig, or a Gaff rig, the above factors ...
Article taken from Good Old Boat magazine: Volume 4, Number 2, March/April ...
The gaff rig does feature a lower center of effort for a given sail area and so ...
In the book he diagrams how to rig a small boat three or four ways, using the
same hull and the same sail area, keeping everything reasonably small and low.
The Bay Hen, Mud Hen, and Peep Hen use the gaff rig. The owners of these
boats have found this rig to be very satisfactory. The mast for a gaff rig is ...
When I launched Shoal Waters in 1963 there was some surprise that I opted for
gaff rig for the 'leg o'mutton' (Bermudian) sail dominated the sailing scene.
And it seems more complicated, so I'm wondering what came first? And why the
gaff-rig seems to be the predominant style of older boats?
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Aug 22, 2012 ... Video by Ivan of Geordie Mermaid sailing single handed and filming with other
hand!!! ... Sailing Classic Gaff Rigged Cutter Emma & Kate Back into Blyth ... 78
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We decided to put a gaff rig on Ganymede for several reasons. The first is that I
really like gaff-headed boats: I find in them a beauty and saltiness that can't be ...