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Spritsails and Lugsails

John Leather

Spritsails and Lugsails

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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

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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, Spritsails and Lugsails book 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 (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.

Spritsails and Lugsails book Click Download or Read Online button to get spritsails and lugsails book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. 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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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 Spritsails and Lugsails book 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.

$ +$ shipping. Make Offer - Spritsails and Lugsails Hardcover Book John Leather Vintage 1st Ed Sailing. The Perfect Home by Mary Gilliatt ( Hardcover) $ Free shipping. 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. Spritsails and Lugsails by John Leather is the other one, and thats particularly good in that England had many types of boat and small ship that used lugsails, and this book is the authoritative work on the subject.

John Welsford. Mystery Boat. We got a lot of replies to. This is the internationally regarded definitive handbook for anyone designing, building, rigging or sailing gaffrigged craft. It provides a fascinating insight into the design, history,techniques and developments of a rig which has evolved through thecenturies.

John Leather outlines the practical aspects of the masts,spars, sails, running and standing rigging, and contrasts thedevelopment of. 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 inhas become a leading book price comparison site. Spritsails and Lugsails by John Leather is the other one, and that's particularly good in that England had many types of boat and small ship that used lugsails, and this book is the authoritative work on the subject.

John Welsford “Safety Tips for Boating with Dogs. Spritsails for Dinghy Sailing What is a Spritsail. A Spritsail is a four sided sail usually laced on to the mast along its luff. It can range from almost square to having a pronounced peak. It may or may not have a boom, but it will always have a sprit.

A sprit is a spar which supports the peak of the sail. Happens to anything numerous enough to have initial value but now rare, including stamps, books, cars, and even (occasionally) boats. My score in the boat book department was getting Leather's Spritsails & Lugsails for $15 at a marine flea -- averages $ from used booksellers.

Great deals on 1st Edition History Books Publication Year. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items. Author of Gaff rig, Clinker Boatbuilding, The Gaff Rig Handbook, Spritsails and Lugsails, Colin Archer and the seaworthy double-ender, A panorama of gaff rig, The Salty Shore, World warships in.

‘Sails named for parts of the ship include gaff sails, jib-headed sails, spritsails, and lateen and lugsails.’ ‘The spritsail flapped emptily and the boat righted to an even keel, causing the two men swiftly to change position.’ ‘She was given a tall mizzen mast, with a large gaff.

ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $   Earlier ones were square rigged, but in the decades precedinglugsails were common.

After this period sprit sails became popular especially on smaller boats (eg. 2 crew) that carried a single mast. Similar claims regarding the use of lugsails in early history of northeastern US are mentioned in George F.

Dow's book. Swift’s spritsails, Suzy (c. ), is owned privately. 3 Scope In the late 19th century and early 20th century, the spritsail boat was popular in Woods Hole. During this time, the Woods Hole Yacht Club had a large fleet of spritsails.

In the Book excerpts: Spritsails And Lugsails by John Leather. Chapter Spritsails in. Bolger once designed a foot three-masted sharpie schooner with three sprit sails, the Rondo II. She was build by Brad Story, and there's a writeup in Bolger's book "The Folding Schooner." Hard to make out the numbers, but it looks like the largest sail is sq.

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Also Recommended. SPRITSAILS AND LUGSAILS. LEATHER, John. To glory we steer. Alexander Kent.The lofting was done using the offsets of the 28' Beetle in ansel's book. the lines were overall quite good except at the keel in stations 2 and 7 where the line was distorted upward by about 1/2"; it looked like it had been propped up at these positions.