Rigging And Sails


Rigging And Sails. Part 1

Much of the beauty of a model sailing ship lies in its sails and rigging. To give a model the desired effect of grace and motion, the spars, lines, and sails must be carefully and delicately applied...

Rigging And Sails. Part 2

Before cutting the material, test a piece of it for stretch, deducting accordingly from the pattern. Then, in turn, allow about one in ten parts extra on the leeches (sides) and foot...

Rigging And Sails. Part 3

Besides square sails, a full-rigged ship also must be fitted with fore-and-aft sails. In Fig. 3, is shown a sketch of approximately all the fore-and-aft sails a full-rigged ship ever carried...

Rigging And Sails. Part 4

A schooner's sails (see Fig. 4), with due allowance for the difference in shape, will be much the same as those described, although always fitted with a hoisting gaff. There are no brails, but possibly...