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. In Guy's time, the term "barke"was used extensively to designate a decked vessel, and that the hull contained certain design features to warrant the term.
- 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).
In more recent times standing rigging has become the domain of steel wire.
Although the ship is undergoing a complete inspection, including the replacement of all 4.1 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.
The headstay is also hydraulically controlled and weight aloft is minimised by using carbon standing rigging. Beam is carried forward to maintain the highest possibl e crew outboard hiking weight while also allowing the crew' weight to maintain ideal fore/aft trim when sailing upwind.
The 545's standing rigging reflects Oyster's bluewater heritage.
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.