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Running Rigging

Outhaul Rigging

Jib Tack, Jib Halyabds, and Jib Sheets. The jib tack requires to be of great strength, and is made indifferently, accordingly to the judgment of the person who has the fitting out of the yacht, of rope, chain, or flexible wire rope. Rope does very well in vessels under 40 tons, but wire is to be preferred, and it is found to stand better than chain. The jib tack t is fast to the traveller a (Fig. 15), and leads down through a sheave hole * at the bowsprit end (inside the cranse iron) a block is...

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Iron horse at boom end for mainsail out- 2. Sheer pole, termed also sheer batten and sheer stretcher. 8. Dead eyes and lanyards. 9 Topmast stay topmast baok-stays or shrouds not shown. 10. Topmast shifting backstay, or pre 11. Tackle of shifting backstay. 20. Foresail sheet rove through block on 23. Jib sheets fast to clew of sail. 27. Jib downhaul and foresail downhaul. 29. Topsail upper halyards, or tripping hal 30. Topsail sheet, leading through block with pendant, fast round masthead....

Standing Rigging

The most satisfactory plan of measuring off the rigging for a yacht is to make a spar plan to scale that is, a plan showing a broadside view of the yacht with all her spars in their places, as shown by Plate I. and Fig. 1. The latter plan, Fig. 1, is necessary to obtain the correct lengths of the lower-mast shrouds and topmast backstays, as merely taking the length deck to hounds makes no allowance for the spread the rigging is to have. Of course an elaborate drawing is not required, but the...

Selecting A Yacht

In selecting a yacht, a man, as in making other purchases, will be guided by his tastes and his means. If he is really fond of the art of fore and aft sailing, and looks forward to a life on the sea with the professional keenness of a middy or apprentice, his desire will be to obtain a yacht which he can manage himself. If, on the other hand, the dawning yachtsman has boundless wealth, is a little of a sybarite, and determines to spend two or three months afloat because it is the fashion, he,...

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Rigging Guide Catalina

Toko or lower cap and bolster. 16. Topmast shrouds or backstay. 18. Lege of topmast backstays taken off when instead of a yard , is frequently used 7. Misen Bhronds set up with lanyards and 8. Misen bumpkin guys or shrouds. 9. Misen shifting stay, one on eaoh side. 10. Tackle for misen shifting stay. 12. Iron traveller on misen mast, with ohain tye or halyard passing through sheave hols fthove. The tackle on the chain halyard is hidden on the other side of...