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Film, TV, etc the senior electrician on a television or film set
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You need to learn to deal with that and the gaffer is an honest guy.
That can be down to fitness, but it also takes time for the gaffer to put his stamp on the team.
The Man With Two Gaffers continues until Saturday, when there is also a matinee.
First place in Gaffers Division 2 went to Pagan, a double-ender that was sailed from Canada to Australia before World War II and is now owned by James Dean.
Nerida, the Sydney Hobart Race Overall winner in 1950 is now close to 70 years old but there were many older boats in the fleet, including the beautifully restored 27-foot yawl Killala, built in the late 1890s (see Down the Rhumbline), and Redpa, a 31-foot gaffer built in 1911.
The work is more steady than a few years ago,'' said Norm Glasser, business agent for Local 728, adding that more and more gaffers are working year-round.
Nevertheless, gaffer Pat Grosswendt is enjoying the boom that he said gives below-the-line workers more jobs to choose from and more control over their own careers.
Livi gaffer Allan Preston sees red after his side concede a penalty and a man in one fell swoop against Aberdeen
McKenzie admits that he would have liked to have increased his goal tally from the penalty spot before he scored from open play, saying: "I wanted to take the penalty but Doyler already had some sort of arrangement with the gaffer so that got taken away from me.