An introduction to the intricacies of matching a sailing rig to your needs - and your hull and keel shape. Schooners and gaffers are given sympathetic treatment.
This is where the gaffers live. A widely-supported set of forums on building/repair, designs/plans, people and places, and other topics. There is a lot of advice here, and the chance to ask your own questions. You can also search the back issues index by keyword, then order the issue or find it in your library.
A section of the Shallow Water Sailor Sailing Manual gives 15-step instructions for setting up the gaff rig from scratch on a Marsh Hen daysailer. Good illustrations
Knowledgeable comparison of the gaff and Bermudan rigs from the point of efficiency and handiness, Covers schooners, ketches, yawls, sloops, and cutters. Illustrated with some of Brewers mouth-watering classic designs in all rigs.
Small on-line discussion group on spars, rigs, rigging, and tuning questions. You can search the archives by subject.