10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LUGSAIL»
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A Manual of Yacht and Boat Sailing.:
Foot of fore lugeail 34 Head of fore lugsail ...... .... .................................... .. 28 Claw
to weather curing of fore lugsail 36 Luff of mizen lugeail . ... 24 C10? to weather
curing of mizen lugsail 36 Area, fore lugsnil 980 sq. ft. Area, mizen lugsail .
L4 The Junk Rig is Thriving There is growing awareness and acceptance of the
Chinese lugsail as a cruising rig because of its handling ease, safety, and
seaworthiness. Text and Illustrations by Jock McLeod Figure 3: Calway Blazer II (
The Dinghy Cruising Companion: Tales and Advice from Sailing ...
Another old rig now regaining its place in the sun is the lugsail.This rig is
astonishingly simple, and spreads a huge sail area very efficiently on short spars.
This simplicity is deceptive, however, as the rig is extremely powerful and
Yet at the start of World War I most British warships still carried lugsail-rigged
boats, as did every British merchant ship. By the time Bri- tannia foundered in
1941, the Royal Navy had long converted to powerboats, but the Board of Trade
Iain Oughtred: A Life in Wooden Boats
he standing lugsail is a wonderfully simple rig to set up and handle. The spars,
rigging and fittings are about as basic as they can be, the sail can be set in a few
moments and is more easily reefed than most other sails, and the spars are short
An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language
28. Der. luggage (with F. suffix age), Temp. iv. 231. And see Lugsail. The alleged
AS. geluggian, dueto Somner, is unauthorised. LUGSAIL, a sort of square sail. (
Hybrid; Scand. and E.) 'Lugsail,a square sail hoisted occasionally onayard which
The League of the Leopard
There's a nice southwester blowing now, and under the big lugsail we ought to
overhaul the canoe before he does so. She can't have got far until the breeze
sprang up." Dane had eaten little of late, but the food forced upon him almost
Ancient Boats in North-West Europe: The Archaeology of Water ...
Figure 12.16 A lugsail but its use in N.W. Europe is not documented before the
fifteenth century (Moore, 1925: 147). The Lugsail The lugsail is a loose—footed
fore and aft sail set on a lug (yard) which is suspended from the mast so that c. a
Theory and Practice of Seamanship
The lifeboat is fitted with a lugsail, the one illustrated in Fig. 18.3 being a standing
lugsail, since once it is hoisted, no further manœuvring of the yard or gaff boom is
necessary, unless of course the wind freshens. The dipping lugsail, however, ...
The halyard for the lugsail is led to the inside steering station where it is kept tidy
on an aluminum drum. A single sheet system controls the lugsail boom and the
five lower battens by a system of sheetlets and small blocks. The single sheet is ...
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LUGSAIL»
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Moorhead man to sail 1700 miles down Mississippi in homemade boat
Chamberlain said the traditional Chinese lugsail is much easier for one man to operate than the triangular sails more common in Western boats ... «INFORUM, Jun 15»
Lake Lanier Sailing Club's Reggae Regatta ~ June 19-21, 2015
Hint: A lugsail is quadrilateral sail that lacks a boom, has the foot larger than the head, and is bent to a yard hanging obliquely on the mast. (As if you didn't know, ... «LakeLanier.com, May 15»
BUTT TO BARRA
... Lewis craft – the sgoth Niseach have added a recognisable feature, culminating in a hard fought 'lugsail challenge' at the end of the week. «Stornoway Gazette, Apr 15»
An Irishwoman's Diary: Salty sea tales from Kevin Crothers
After scraping and sanding it, he painted it white and “fitted it with a rudder, a leeboard, a mast and a dipping lugsail made by my mother from ... «Irish Times, Feb 15»
Yard News: September 2014
So far Steve has made sails for craft ranging from traditional lugsail dinghies to classic racing yachts. Features like traditional mitre-cut sails, ... «Classic Boat, Nov 14»
Classic Wooden Boats & New Dinghy Linked Through Sailing's …
Enter the International 12ft dinghy, a simple little lugsail rigged clinker-built classic wooden boat. She was designed by George Cockshott of ... «Afloat, Aug 14»
Spring Constellations: See a Night Sky Snake, Crow and Goblet
Were we to add a fainter, adjoining star, the pattern would then resemble the battened mainsail of a Chinese junk, or lugsail, ship. Major sky ... «Space.com, Mar 14»
The Irish Heart is Still in Wooden Boats
The boat wasn't designed with a centreplate, but she carried a little lugsail, and a rudder was fitted. Anyone who has ever sailed a clinker ... «Afloat, Feb 14»
NCCA Kronstadt: All Ways But Still
The canvas was cut to the shape of a Dipping Lugsail of a Russian Shebek from the Late 18th Century. The face of the sail features an anchor ... «Huffington Post, Feb 14»
12 things the National Fund for Acquisitions helped Scotland collect
Following purchase in 1975, the Scottish Fisheries Museum restored 'Reaper' to its original 1902 two-masted lugsail rig. 7. Victoria Cross ... «BBC News, Dec 13»