gaff rig


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gaff rig

n. Nautical
A rig with a fore-and-aft sail that has its upper edge supported by a gaff.
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CANNONS were fired when a flotilla of Gaff Rig wooden boats sailed past Holyhead yesterday.
Interesting is even the "Vistona" 's return, Gian Battista Borea d'Olmo's cutter with Gaff Rig , 16,35 meters.
The Yarmouth Old Gaffers Festival, named after competitors' traditional gaff rig, is on the water from June 2-4 Spectator entertainment includes a farmers' market.
Helen Tew arrived back in Beaulieu River Sailing Club, Hants, this afternoon after making the trip in a 26ft gaff rig cutter designed for her 60 years ago by her late husband.
Helen Tew arrived back in Beaulieu River Sailing Club, Hants, after making the trip in a 26ft gaff rig cutter designed for her 60 years' ago by her late husband.
A FLOTILLA of Gaff Rig wooden boats will sail into Holyhead this weekend for a UK festival.
Reg's adventure began in Vancouver BC in 1956 when he acquired a 37-foot gaff rig schooner named Tahoe and set sail to fulfil his long-held ambition to "cruise the Pacific".