Built in 1932 from Tasmanian Huon pine, the gaff-rigged
yacht was rebuilt by Noakes' head, Langman, also known for racing his high-octane former yachts, AAPTana Loyal.
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.
The 20-member deck crew uses electric winches to angle the 26 square sails and electric motors to furl and unfurl the square sails stored in the yardarms, plus the 11 staysails, four jibs, and one gaff-rigged
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.
The constellation itself represents a crow, but I have always imagined its four prominent, 3rd-magnitude stars as the sail of a small gaff-rigged
vessel heading eastward on the back of Hydra.
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.