Ok, we have scanned images of junk rigs and some diagrams drawn from the major junk-sail booksall i need is a little time to adapt them and illustrate the various. Is the junk rig suited to modern cruising…? the junk rig shares many of the virtues of the gaff rig. the junk rig or "chinese lug rig" is easy to handle, very easy. Please see our available boat plans web page. a collection of our articles on yacht design & boat building. all articles copyright 1990 – 2015 michael kasten.