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Project Stages

   Getting Started
    Hull Construction

   Masting and Rigging

   > Building the masts
   > Standing rigging
   > Making the sails

   Into the Water


 About the project

Another method for tightening shrouds - lashings between thimbles - is used for the fore topgallant shrouds.  The growing abundance of lines attached to the mast are stays (that go forward) and backstays (that go back) that will be attached to the hull after the mast is stepped.

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