gunter rig


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gunter rig

(ˈɡʌntə)
n
(Nautical Terms) nautical a type of gaffing in which the gaff is hoisted parallel to the mast
[C18: named after Edmund Gunter]
ˈgunter-ˌrigged adj
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Ten of the gunter rig yachts easily recognisable through their deep red sails and including two originals Carina and Vega took part in a special Parade of Sail on the Marine Lake at the weekend with guests from West Lancashire at the helms.