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The Art of Rigging

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The best manual ever produced on rigging a sailing ship, based on extensively revised and updated 1848 edition prepared by Biddlecombe, Master in the Royal Navy. Complete definition of terms, on-shore operations, process of rigging ships, reeving the running rigging and bending sails, rigging brigs, yachts and small vessels, more. 17 plates.

Synopsis:

The best manual ever produced on rigging the sailing ship — indispensable for serious model builders. Terms and phrases, onshore operations, rigging brigs, yachts, small vessels, much more. Introduction. 17 plates.

Synopsis:

This book is a manual on the art of rigging the sailing ship. "The Art of Rigging" is based on the extensively revised and updated 1848 edition prepared by Captain George Biddlecombe, a Master in the Royal Navy and former merchant seaman.

Table of Contents

PART I ALPHABETICAL EXPLANATION OF THE TERMS AND PHRASES USED IN RIGGING

  Abaft or Aft

  Abaft the Beam

  Aboard or Inboard

  Abreast

  Ahead

  Aloft

  Aloof

  Amidships

  Anchor-stock tackle

  An-end

  Athwart

  Avast

  Awning

  Back-stays

  Beckets

  Belaying

  Bending

  Bends

  Bight

  Binding

  Bitts

  Bitt the cable

  Blocks

  Block and block

  Boarding-netting

  Boatskids or Boomskids

  Bobstay

  Bolsters

  Bolt-rope

  Booms

  Boom-irons

  Boom tackle or boom jigger

  Bowgrace

  Bowsing

  Bowlines

  Bowline tackle

  Bowsprit

  Bowsprit-netting

  Brace

  Brails

  Breast-rope

  Breastwork

  Breeching

  Bridles

  Bull's-eye

  Bumpkins or Boomkins

  Bumpkin shrouds

  Buntlines

  Buoy

  Buoy-rope

  Burton tackles

  Button and loop

  Buttons

  Cable

  Cablet

  Cant

  Caps

  To cap a rope

  Capsize

  Capstan or capstern

  To carry away

  Cast-off

  Catharpins

  Catfall

  Catheads

  Chain cables

  Chain plates

  Chain sheets

  Chain slings

  Cheerly

  Chestrees

  Choaking the luff

  Chock-a-block

  Chocks of the rudder

  Clamp

  Clap on

  Cleats

  Clinch

  Clue of a sail

  Clue-lines

  Coat

  Coil

  Coin or quoin

  Collar

  Come home

  Come-up the capstan

  Come-up the tackle-fall

  Contline

  Cordage

  Creeper

  Cringles

  Crotchets

  Crosstrees

  Crow-foot

  Crown of the cable

  Crowning

  Crutch

  Cut-and-run

  Davit

  Dead-eyes

  Dead-lights

  Derrick

  Dismantle

  Driver or spanker-boom

  Dolphin

  Dolphin-striker

  Down-hauler

  Down-haul tackle

  Earings

  "Ease-off, or veer-away"

  Elbow in the hawse

  End-for-end

  Ensign

  Equip

  Eye of a shroud

  Eyelet-holes

  Fag-end of a rope

  Fake

  Fall

  Fancy lines

  Fangs or lee-fangs

  Fenders

  Fathom

  Fid

  Fids

  Fish

  Flag-staff

  Fleeting

  Fly of a flag

  Flying of sails

  Fore-braces

  Foul anchor

  Foul hawse

  Frapping

  Frapping a ship

  Freshen-hawse

  Furling

  Furling-line

  Futtock plate

  Futtock shroud

  Futtock stave

  Gaff

  Gammoning

  Gangway

  Gaskets

  Girtlines

  Goose-neck

  Grapnel

  Gripes

  Grommet

  Ground-tackle

  Gudgeons or braces

  Gun-slings

  Guys

  Hag's-teeth

  Halliards

  Handsomely

  Handspike

  Hanks

  To Haul

  Hawse-bags

  Hawser

  Head-ropes

  Heart

  Heaver or woolder

  Heaving

  Helm

  Hinges

  Hitch

  Hoist of a flag or sail

  Hoisting

  Holding-on

  Hook

  Hoops

  Horns

  Horse

  Horses

  Hounds

  To jamb

  Jaws

  Jeers

  Jewel blocks

  Jib-guys

  Jigger

  Jigger tackle

  Inhauller

  Junk

  Keckling

  Kevels

  Kinking

  Knittles or nettles

  Knot

  To knot

  Lacing

  Laniards

  Lashers

  Lashing

  Lashing of booms

  Lanunch ho!

  Leading-part

  Leech lines

  Leech rope

  Legs

  Life lines

  Lifts

  Lines

  Lizard

  Loop

  Loosing the sails

  Luff tackle

  Main tackle

  Man-ropes

  Marline spike

  Martingale

  Masts

  Mast coats

  Mat

  Maul

  Meshes

  Messenger

  Mousing a hook

  Nave-line

  To nipper or nip

  Nippers

  Norman

  Oakum

  Overhaul

  Outhauler

  Outrigger

  Painter

  Panch

  Parbuckle

  Parcelling

  Parral

  Parral trucks

  Passaree

  To pay out

  Peak-halliards

  Pendants

  Pins

  Pointing

  Points

  Port pendants

  Preventer

  Preventer stays

  Purchase

  Quarter tackles

  Rack

  Racking a tackle

  Ratlines

  To rattle down the shrouds

  Reef

  Reef tackle

  To reeve

  Relieving tackles

  Ribs of a parral

  Ridge tackle

  to rig

  Rigging

  Rigging-house or loft

  Rolling tackle

  Rope-bands

  Ropes

  Ropeyarn

  Rough-tree rail

  Round-up

  Rounding

  Round-turn

  To rowse

  Rudder-coats

  Rudder tackles

  Runner

  Runner tackles

  Running-rigging

  Saddles for booms

  Sciatic-stay

  Seizing

  Middle-seizing

  Selvagee

  To serve

  Service

  Serving mallet

  Setting the sails

  Setting-up

  Shackles

  Shank-painter

  Sheave

  Sheep-shank

  Sheers

  Sheet

  Shifting backstay tackles

  Ship-shape

  Shrouds

  Slabline

  Slack

  Slack or a rope

  Slack rigging

  Slings

  Slip-knot

  Slip-rope

  To slue

  Snaking

  Snaking the stays

  Snotter

  Spans

  Spanning of booms

  Spanning of runners

  Spanish windlass

  Spars

  Spilling lines

  Splicing

  Spring stays

  Sprit

  Spunyarn

  Square-rigged

  Square-sail boom

  Staff

  Stage

  Standing-part

  Standing-rigging

  Standing part of a rope

  Stanchions of the nettings

  Stays

  Stay-sail stay tackles

  Stay tackles

  Stern-fast

  Stirrups

  Stock-tackle

  Stools

  Stop

  Stoppers

  Strand

  Stranded

  Straps

  To surge

  Swab

  Swagging-off

  To sway

  Swifter

  Swifters

  Swiftering of shrouds

  Swivel

  Swivel-hook

  Tack

  Tack of a flag

  Tack tackle

  Tackle

  Tail

  Tarpauling

  Thimbles

  Throat

  Throat-brails

  Throat-halliards

  Thrumming

  Tiller-rope

  Timenoguy

  Toggle

  Top

  Top-rope

  Top-rope pendants

  "Top-tackle, or top-rope tackles"

  Topping

  Topping-lift

  Towline

  Train tackle

  Traveller

  "Traverse horses, or jackstays"

  Treenails

  Trestle-trees

  Tricing-line

  Trucks

  Truss

  Truss tackles

  Tie

  Vangs

  To veer away

  Viol or voyl

  To underrun a tackle

  Uphroe

  Wall knot

  Warp

  "Warp, or woof"

  Warp of shrouds

  Whip

  Whipt

  Whip upon whip

  Winding-tackle

  Winding-tackle pendant

  Windlass

  Woolding

  Worming

  Yards

  Yard tackles

  Yarn

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486263434
Other:
Biddlecombe, George
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Biddlecombe, Captain George
Author:
Biddlecombe, George
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Sailing
Subject:
Recreation
Subject:
Ships & Shipbuilding - General
Subject:
Ships & Shipbuilding - History
Subject:
Masts and rigging
Subject:
Nautical-Ships and Ship History
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Maritime
Series Volume:
9388
Publication Date:
19900831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
50 x 5.38 in 0.5 lb

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The best manual ever produced on rigging the sailing ship — indispensable for serious model builders. Terms and phrases, onshore operations, rigging brigs, yachts, small vessels, much more. Introduction. 17 plates.
"Synopsis" by , This book is a manual on the art of rigging the sailing ship. "The Art of Rigging" is based on the extensively revised and updated 1848 edition prepared by Captain George Biddlecombe, a Master in the Royal Navy and former merchant seaman.
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