- rigging for handling sails, yards, etc. (contrasted with standing rigging).
- rigging for handling cargo.
Origin of running rigging
Examples from the Web for running rigging
Historical Examples of running rigging
It is furnished with wooden pins to fasten the running-rigging to, as occasion requires.
Also, applied to any pendant and thimble through which running-rigging was led, now commonly called a lizard.
Stoppers are also pieces of rope used to prevent the running-rigging from coming up whilst being belayed.
A name formerly given to any short pendant and thimble, through which running-rigging was led.
For running-rigging, nothing is better than laid or braided cotton cord, such as is used for awnings and sash-cords.Boat-Building and Boating
Daniel Carter Beard
- nautical the wires and ropes used to control the operations of a sailing vesselCompare standing rigging