Rigger

Rigger

A Rigger in its original usage was someone who attended to the rigging of a sailing ship, from which is derived a number of related terms and jobs (see Rigger (job)).It may also mean:

*A person who sets up a racing shell in the sport of rowing
*Short for outrigger, often used in rowing or canoeing
*A bondage rigger


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