standing rigging


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standing rigging

n
(Nautical Terms) the stays, shrouds, and other more or less fixed, though adjustable, wires and ropes that support the masts of a sailing vessel. Compare running rigging
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As it extended, I brought out a line of goods suitable for kings, and a nobby thing for duchesses and that sort, with ruffles down the fore- hatch and the running-gear clewed up with a feather- stitch to leeward and then hauled aft with a back-stay and triced up with a half-turn in the standing rigging forward of the weather-gaskets.
By the nineteenth century, a vessel would be termed a "bark," "brig," or "ship" depending on the number of masts and the type and arrangement of sails, but in the seventeenth century vessels were categorized by characteristics of hull shape rather than by standing 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).
At METS 2012 (Marine Equipment Trade Show) in Amsterdam RAI Convention Centre, DSM, producer of Dyneema(r), the world's strongest fiber(tm), has introduced Dyneema(r) Max Technology DM20, a new fiber designed for the production of incredibly strong ropes that provide unrivalled strength, and durability - ideal for standing rigging.
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.
1 miles of standing rigging and much of the below-water-line copper-hull sheathing, wood plays the most prominent role in the preservation of Old Ironsides.
Upgrades include all new heavy-duty running and standing rigging, chain plates, stanchions and lifelines, new keel bolts and custom fiberglass hard dodger, all new through hulls and seacocks and reinforcement of key bulkheads.
Similarly with gybing: the boom slides over but is cushioned by the pressure against the fore-part of the sail and there' no standing rigging to crash against.
We recently converted a 52ft race yacht to our ECSix carbon standing rigging and saved 100kg.
Check standing rigging, turnbuckles and clevis pins for signs of wear, corrosion or fraying strands If uncertain, have a rigger do an inspection and report.
In keeping with the yacht's performance orientated design, a package of Southern Spars carbon EC6 standing rigging was selected.