Transportation - gaff rig

One advange of the gaff rig is that all the spars can be stowed inside the boat which makes it easy to transport. Over the years before the Bermuda rig was introduced  "carriage beams" were popular on the racing circuit and remain the best way of supporting the mast, gaff, boom and sails while the boat is being moved.

Mirror dinghy on road trailer with spars on carriage beams

Mirror dinghy on road trailer with spars on carriage beams

They also helps support the flat cover so rain runs off better.

Mirror dinghy on road trailer with undercover and overcover

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    • Alle Roodbergen from the Netherlands has a full Bermuda rig for sale. * Superspars Bermuda mast and boom in good condition, fully rigged and new shrouds * Superspars spinnaker pole * Flyaway pole system * Full set P&P sails: main, jib and blue spinnaker Price: GBP 600. Delivery in April 2019 in the UK Please contact Alle Roodbergen at or Tel. +31641321250

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