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The B&R rig is a variant of the Bermuda sailboat rig, designed and patented by Swedish aeronautical engineers Lars Bergström and Sven Ridder. [1]

15 relations: B&R 23, Backstay, Bermuda rig, Deck (ship), Fractional rig, Hunter 34, Hunter Marine, Mast (sailing), Masthead rig, Rigging, Royal Institute of Technology, Shroud (sailing), Spreader (sailboat), Standing rigging, Stays (nautical).

B&R 23

The B&R 23 is a sailing boat designed in the early 1990s.

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A backstay is a piece of standing rigging on a sailing vessel that runs from the mast to either its transom or rear quarter, counteracting the forestay and jib.

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Bermuda rig

A Bermuda rig, Bermudian rig, or Marconi rig is a configuration of mast and rigging for a type of sailboat and is the typical configuration for most modern sailboats.

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Deck (ship)

A deck is a permanent covering over a compartment or a hull of a ship.

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Fractional rig

A fractional rig on a sailing vessel consists of a foresail, such as a jib or genoa sail, that does not reach all the way to the top of the mast.

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Hunter 34

The Hunter 34 is an American sailboat, that was designed by Cortland Steck.

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Hunter Marine

Hunter Marine is a U.S.-based yacht builder, now known as Marlow-Hunter, LLC, owned by David E. Marlow.

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Mast (sailing)

The mast of a sailing vessel is a tall spar, or arrangement of spars, erected more or less vertically on the centre-line of a ship or boat.

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Masthead rig

A masthead rig on a sailing vessel consists of a forestay and backstay both attached at the top of the mast.

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Rigging comprises the system of ropes, cables and chains, which support a sailing ship or sail boat's masts—standing rigging, including shrouds and stays—and which adjust the position of the vessel's sails and spars to which they are attached—the running rigging, including halyards, braces, sheets and vangs.

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Royal Institute of Technology

KTH Royal Institute of Technology (KTH; Kungliga Tekniska högskolan) is a university in Stockholm, Sweden, specialized in Engineering and Technology, it ranks highest in northern mainland Europe in its academic fields.

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Shroud (sailing)

On a sailboat, the shrouds are pieces of standing rigging which hold the mast up from side to side.

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Spreader (sailboat)

A spreader is a spar on a sailboat used to deflect the shrouds to allow them to better support the mast.

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Standing rigging

Standing rigging comprises the fixed lines, wires, or rods, which support each mast or bowsprit on a sailing vessel and reinforce those spars against wind loads transferred from the sails.

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Stays (nautical)

Stays are ropes, wires, or rods on sailing vessels that run fore-and-aft along the centerline from the masts to the hull, deck, bowsprit, or to other masts which serve to stabilize the masts.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B%26R_rig

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