running rigging


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running rigging

n
(Nautical Terms) nautical the wires and ropes used to control the operations of a sailing vessel. Compare standing rigging
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Being destitute of weapons, they let themselves down by the running rigging, in hopes of getting between decks.
He could not express what he felt, and to himself he likened himself to a sailor, in a strange ship, on a dark night, groping about in the unfamiliar running rigging.
Color work in the underwater area and waterline transition- Color work on the surface vessel and on the superstructure- Renew the flooring- Repair or of furniture and home furnishings- Repair or the stern tube seal (dockabhEnngig)- Repair or 3 EA masts, rigging, running rigging Standing rigging +- Maintenance Level 1 to EA gear- Maintenance Level 3 at EA AnDiMot and 3 EA onboard network generators- Repair or ventilation and air conditioning- Repair or AH-plating on the hull- Dockbesichtigung- Racks Berth for a Houseboat- Performing various associated technical changes (product changes).
Another race-winning edge could be speeding up your boat's running rigging by using Lewmar's latest HTX Traveller range, with the Captive Ball Traveller suiting yachts up to 50 feet.
He presents a step-by-step guide to every aspect of standing and running rigging on a boat, illustrating the various options and materials with clear, b&w diagrams and photographs.
Estendre (8) does not mean "stretch," and two possibilities here come to mind: that previously used cordage is being spread out on land to dry (a common practice), or that the ship is being outfitted with its standing and running rigging (see below).
Then there's the running rigging (ropes to you and me) - all six miles of them - that seems miraculously to hold everything together, taking the strain as we cleave through the waves at an exhilarating 13 knots.
Four miles of running rigging lines are used to set sails and manipulate the rig, and two miles of standing rigging is for holding the masts up,'' said Meyer.
Running rigging is low stretch Dyneema and is led back to the cockpit.
With a total of 28 sails, and the amazing amount of standing and running rigging involved, it was wonderful to see that everything works smoothly.
This makes for a much narrower, more aerodynamic spar cross section (for mast, spreaders and boom), which reduces windage and drag, with the whole affair supported by Southern Spars EC6 lightweight carbon running rigging to hugely reduce weight aloft, further improving righting moment.
Replacing tired double braided polyester, running rigging lines with the much stronger Dyneema core is a good upgrade and some manufacturers even supply Dyneema that glows in the dark.