Gaff saver

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A gaff schooner is a schooner that carries stay or gaff sails on all masts and has no square sails . The majority of the ships had two to three masts, but at the end of cargo sailing in the first half of the 20th century, up to seven ( Thomas W. Lawson ).

Web links

Commons : Gaff saver  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. FL Middendorf : masting and rigging the ships . J. Springer, Berlin 1903, p. 16, 180-199 (reprint. Salzwasser-Verlag, Bremen 2010, ISBN 978-3-86195-561-0 ).
  2. ^ Björn Landström : sailing ships. From the papyrus boats to the full ships in words and pictures . Bertelsmann Lexikon-Verlag, Gütersloh 1970.