Running rigging

What does "Running rigging" mean?

Today it means: Lines, sheets and halyards etc.

All the lines used to raise, lower and adjust sails of a vessel is known as its running rigging.

See also: Standing rigging   

By SailingQuiz November 2019   Category: Sailing Terms              



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