Rigging by Danilo Fabbroni
Everything You Always Wanted to Know about the Ropes and the , the Winches and the Mast of a Cruising or Racing Boat

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Synopsis

Everything you wanted to know about the mysterious art of rigging but were afraid to ask.

Rigging covers every aspect of standing and running rigging on a boat, explaining the role of every part and how they influence eachother. Easy step-by-step guides explain how to choose and fit your equipment before going on to describe how to tune your rig to achieve better performance. Alternate configurations are examined and the bewildering array of lines simply explained. Where calculations are used they are kept easy and straightforward to understand.

Table of ContentsChapter 1 - Running RiggingChapter 2 - BackstayChapter 3 - Genoa SheetsChapter 4 - Genoa CarsChapter 5 - Main SheetChapter 6 - Afterguys and SheetsChapter 7 - Halyards and Reefing LinesChapter 8 - Standing RiggingChapter 9 - Spreaders and Mast TuningChapter 10 - Winches

 

About Danilo Fabbroni

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Danilo Fabbroni is an internationally renowned rigger with Harken, the leading global manufacturer of rigging equipment. He travels the world rigging superyachts.
 
Published June 9, 2008 by Wiley. 184 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction