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Published by Brown & Ferguson in Glasgow .
Written in English


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Paginationx,128p. :
Number of Pages128
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Open LibraryOL21160449M

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Sailing Ship Rigs and Rigging - With 33 Authentic Sail Plans & Descriptions of Famous Vessels by Underhill, Harold A. () Hardcover out of 5 stars 2 Hardcover3/5(1). Sailing Ship Rigs and Rigging: With Authentic Plans of Famous Vessels of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: Author: Harold A. Underhill: Edition: reprint: Publisher: Brown & Ferguson, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.   Sailing ship rigs and rigging: with authentic plans of famous vessels of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries , Brown, Son & Ferguson, ltd. in English - [2d ed.]Pages: Sailing Ship Rigs & Rigging by Harold A. Underhill. Books are also listed by category on the Topic Pages found on the Right Sidebar This site is quickly becoming the ultimate reference resource about every aspect of boats and ships for everyone from the beginning recreational boater to the seasoned professional mariner.

In this book he goes through each of the primary sailing ship rigs using his own line illustrations of various sailing ships at sea, etc, from predominately western Europe. These are then followed by Underhill's detailed sail and rigging plans, from the mighty five-masted, full-rigged ship the Preuseen to Reviews: 5.   Unfortunately, Lee’s book is not useful for rigging small fore and aft vessels. For cutters and sloops Steel’s Masting and Rigging supplemented with Tom Cunliffe’s Hand Reef and Steer is a better choice. The book on period American rigging practices has not been written. The sail plans of sailing vessels were many and varied. Beside differences in original design, a ship might undergo a number of changes, depending upon the whims of her owner, captain, or builder, the trade she was used in, or local traditions. These changes were introduced to improve sailing qualities and to provide a rig that could be handled by a smaller crew, thus paying higher returns to. Sailing Rigs and Rigging: Sloop, Sail-plan, Rigging, Schooner, Ketch, Yawl, Junk, Junk Rig, Spinnaker, Lateen, Sailcloth, Tall Ship, Brig, Yard.

Drawings and diagrams and the keys explaining the naming of masts, spars, sails and rigging of the various rigs and with perspective drawings showing the lead of the running gear on a modern square-rigged mast are included. This book forms what is perhaps the most complete collection of authentic sailing ship plans ever published under one cover. Sailing Ship Rigs & Rigging HC Book Harold A Underhill Hardcover reference book. pages. illustrated. from a collection, previously owned, has wear, pages slightly discoloured. May contain owner's embossing or address sticker inside cover : Nautical Publishers. Running Rigging •The second phase of the rigging process is the running rigging. This rigging is usually a light brown color as against the black line of the standing rigging. There are two types of running rigging, those lines controlling the yards (ties, halliards, jeers, lifts, braces, footropes and yard. Sailing Ship Rigs And Rigging By Harold A. Underhill (, Hardcover). Shipped with USPS Media Mail. Cover jacket has some wear, but book is in like new Rating: % positive.