PJR is a book by Blondie Hasler and Jock McLeod - "Practical Junk Rig". Chris, you must be the only Junk sailor who doesn't have a copy. There are a few forcaptainasmat
... ** end quote [tollygunge1941@... [junkrig]] I'm a bit slow on spotting this, but I remember when I was a lot younger (sometime in the 70s) my dad hadwhaletales
Many thanks to all of you. I should have been more precise in my question. I have cranage booked but, having a fair distance to travel to my boat's swingingtollygunge
pertaining to the Junk Rig, I've realized that there is not a lot of
information out there. This list has been created to discuss the design
building and sailing of the Chinese Junk Rig. List members will also be able to
post relevant articles and pictures.
Note: The Files and Photos sections have been re-opened for new submissions. Yahoo! have increased the limits on Files and Photos so that we now have
enough space to use them again. The overflow group, junkrig2, still exists. See
target="_blank" href="http://groups.yahoo.com/group/junkrig2/"> Junkrig2.
The feature photo shows the front cover of the newly re-published "Practical Junk Rig" by Blondie Hasler
and Jock McLeod. This seminal work on rigging western boats with Chinese junk rigged sails has been
out of print for several years. It is now being published in the UK by Adlard Coles Nautical and in the US by Tiller Books.
Photo contributions of new or old junks are always welcome.
- Aug 19, 2000
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