Brian Boru Named after the legendary High The King of Munster and Ireland, this traditional gaff-rigged
wooden sailing ketch is the culmination of a 3-year renovation and conversion project.
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.
Two masts, or two with a short gaff-rigged
third, we cannot say.
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.