GuntherMT Posted September 12, 2014 Share #1 Posted September 12, 2014 Good morning all, For my Carmen build, I'm thinking I would like to finish her without sails, but I'm unsure of what changes need to be made to the running rigging to do this. The kit design uses the sails themselves for most of the spans, rather than having a rope extend all the way the length of the sails (this is a schooner). I've looked for examples of schooner rigs without sails, but haven't found any great examples with enough detail that I am able to get a really good feel for what should and should not be present for a sail-less display. The parts that do not attach to the sails are pretty straight forward, but should I be running ropes between the gaff and boom where the trailing edge of the sail would be? What about the jib sails? Should there be a rope from the foremast to the bowsprit and jib boom where these three sails would be? Same question would apply to the triangular topsails as well. Thanks! Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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