The history and theory of a rig with a mast stepped well aft, one gigantic genoa jib, and or without a small free-luff mainsail. Advantages include a lower center of effort, removal of the dangerous boom, ease of furling off the wind, and others.
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.
Interested in schooners, gaffers and other traditional rigs? Here's 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.
The best on-line compendium of information about the gaff rig. Lots of explanations, diagrams, opinions, and references to other sites and books.
A Norwegian amateur rig designer has produced some attractive gaff- and junk-rigged plans. Includes photos of boats built to his designs.