Older fiberglass Lightning Class Running Rigging

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by creeksidepirate, Jul 5, 2015.

  1. creeksidepirate
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  2. Jamie Kennedy
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    I assume you want to fit it like the original running rigging using what it came with.
    Nice looking old Lightning by the way. I love the mix of fibreglass and wood of that era.

    Here are some different but current examples that might still apply...

    Here are some great photos of some restored boats. If you dig through you might get some ideas...

    The class organization can also help...

    This video has a lot of close ups at different angles...

    This one also. Interesting vang and 2:1 jib sheets...

    This one may be too up-to-date but it is specific to rigging from an expert...

    I might setup my Yngling with a 2:1 jib sheet. You can learn a lot from other boats.
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