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    Default gaffrigged

    She could feel the boat now, straining at amooring rope, its old, dull-red, gaffrigged sail starting to swell and fill and flap.

    What does "gaffrigged" mean?

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    Default Re: gaffrigged

    Quote Originally Posted by ovvpapatya View Post
    She could feel the boat now, straining at a mooring rope, its old, dull-red, gaff rigged sail starting to swell and fill and flap.

    What does "gaff rigged" mean?
    Have a look here: Gaff rig - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia I googled it, you could have done the same.

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