Famous yachts have won the Fastnet Race, beginning with the Jolie Brise, a stoutly-built, gaff-rigged
pilot cutter that competed in 2013 in celebration of her 100th year, finishing in 124 hours, almost a day faster than it took her in 1925.
Converted into a gaff-rigged
schooner, the owner is recaulking the decks and preparing the bulwark stanchions for painting.
myself on that boat too, undecked Ariel, Twin-masted, gaff-rigged
Bream was a gaff-rigged
, two-masted topsail schooner [on gaff-rigged
ships, the biggest sails were suspended from a yard or spar that was hoisted up by the crew.
28-foot Morecambe Bay prawner 'Comrades'', was on passage from Liverpool to Conwy in blustery conditions when her engine failed.
ketch, above, was a wedding present from Dr and Mrs Hamilton Osgood of Boston to their daughter Mary on her marriage to Erskine Childers.
Jeanie B: This two-masted gaff-rigged
schooner operates as a school ship under the North Carolina Scuola della Bussola, or The North Carolina School of the Compass, based in Greenville, NC.
The Argia, a replica of a 19th-century, gaff-rigged
schooner, offers full- and half-day adventures at sea.
The 123-foot, gaff-rigged
schooner Grace Bailey--a 116-year-old relic from the age of sail--ghosts into Somes Sound in Maine's Acadia National Park, where cliffs rise sharply on both sides of the narrow channel.
On cruises to Santa Catalina Island, you can help handle sails on this gaff-rigged
ship or take a turn at the helm.
Last boat on line was Sean Langman's gaff-rigged
Maluka of Kermandie-as it was last year.
ketch was a present from Dr and Mrs Hamilton Osgood of Boston to their daughter Mary - on her marriage Irish nationalist and author Erskine Childers who was executed during the Irish Civil War.