Spritsail For A Cruising Sailboat

Sheet ■ Clueline

Spritsail lift, also spritsail topsail sheet

Spritsail Clueline & Sheet Spritsail Topsail Lift

Through sheave in the yard

Buntline hitch

Through sheave in the yard

Note:

Reef tackles and pendants were not carried on the lower yards until the early nineteenth century. The courses were reefed by hauling the sail manually up to the yard, possibly assisted by hauling on the leechlines.

Buntline hitch

Mizzen Top Reef Tackl

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Fore Course Buntlines Leechlines

Fore Course Buntlines

Fore Topsail

Buntlines

Main Course Buntlines xechlines

Fore Course Buntlines

Main Topsail undines

Main Course Buntlines

Mizzen

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Fore Course & Topsail

Bowlines

Bowline knot or splice was used (see page 76)

Bowline knot or splice was used (see page 76)

Through single blocks on the bowsprit cap

Through single blocks lashed to the bowsprit a little aft of the fore stay hearts

Through single blocks on the bowsprit cap

Fore Topga

BowUnes

Bovine bridles for details, see page 59

Mam Cours

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