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Spanish Burton Rig

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There is a quesiton on my assignment that asks to solve for a force in a pulley system using a Spanish Burton Rig. Ive searched google and the text, but I cant find much, anyone know what this is?
 

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See page 34 for a description.

http://compass.seacadets.org/pdf/nrtc/sn/14067_ch4.pdf" [Broken]

It seems that the winch cable runs up to the end of the whip and the load will hang from its end (like a fish on a hook). In this case the load (fish) are hanging from two hooks - one on each ship?
 
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Alrighty, Thanks
 

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