Rigging holds up spars. Rigging consists of forestays, backstays, shrouds. The rigging material can be either wire or rod.
The way you stow your sails is an old problem dating back to the beginning of sailing. As far back as you research, sailors have experimented with various ways to facilitate head and main sail control. Lazy jacks are a good example of an ancient … Continue readingMain Sail Furling Systems – Standard, In-mast, In-boom