help 3107 rigging!!!!!
help!!! I am most of the way through the restoration of 3107 smokers satisfaction roswell built, when i got it pretty much all the rigging was off where someone had started to restore i have started to put bits that i know where they go and i put the mast up today and havnt got a clue where half the stuff goes on it, i have never had a merlin before and would be gratefull for some help with pics of rigs nearing to the age of mine the main things that i cant figure out are what is controled from the center thwart and how they attach etc. all help much apreciated thank you in advance.
Christopher, try the rigging guide on the main web-site and the pictures area where there are lots of shots of different rig set-ups. However, there a re lots of ways to rig these boats and differences between even similar boats to fit individual preferences. Where are you? ...as it is probably best to invite some Merlin folk around for a cup of tea and a chat and come up with an answer that suits you!
I am in aylsham norfolk near norwich i have had a look at the pics and they are similer to mine but not the same and some of the bits i want to see in a bit more detail realy, like the frount pit with lower mast etc.