The Arts of the Sailor: Knotting, Splicing and Ropework Dover Maritime

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Dover Publications #ad - More than 100 illustrations help the reader grasp the fundamentals and fine points of handling a ship while the author describes in detail a sailor's tools, handsewing, basic knots, and useful hitches as well as the arts of splicing, and canvas work. Other topics equally important to safe, coiling, and efficient boat maintenance and management include belaying, economical, and stowing; towing procedures; how to make a chafing gear; and much more.

Over 150 years ago, the skills needed to operate a merchant sailing vessel were many and varied. It also makes delightful reading for armchair sailors and the legions of landlubbers with an interest in the sea. Easy-to-follow instructions for fashioning decorative knots, ornamental coverings, and nettings, and even how to make a proper bucket round out this engaging and informative guide.

The Arts of the Sailor: Knotting, Splicing and Ropework Dover Maritime #ad - Packed with useful "hands-on" information conveyed in a chatty, humorous style, The Arts of the Sailor is the perfect book to keep aboard ship for study and for ready reference when the need arises. While not nearly as much in demand today as they were in the days of the Yankee clippers, these skills nevertheless remain important and necessary to today's yachtsmen and owners of smaller pleasure boats.

In this excellent handbook on basic shipboard skills, working, marine expert Hervey Garrett Smith offers boating and yachting enthusiasts a complete course in rigging, and maintaining a ship.

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Knots, Splices and Rope Work Illustrated

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ICU Publishing #ad - Adapted for the use of travellers, campers, Yachtsmen, Boy Scouts, and All Others Having to Use or Handle Ropes for Any Purpose. The book is illustrated with 156 original cuts Showing How Each Knot, Tie or Splice is Formed and Its Appearance When Complete and a navigable table of contents. This treasury of practical and ornamental knots ranges from easy half-hitches and bow-lines to intricate rope-work projects, such as rope buckles and cask slings.

Knots, Splices and Rope Work Illustrated #ad - Detailed instructions accompany the 156 drawings, tie, which show how each knot, or splice is formed as well as its appearance when complete. Giving complete and simple directions for making All the Most Useful and Ornamental Knots in Common Use, Pointing, Seizing, with Chapters on Splicing, Serving, etc.

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The Marlinspike Sailor

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Ravenio Books #ad - This classic is organized as follows:making rope behaveknot, bend or hitch?anyone can splicethe short splicethe long splicethe stowage of ropehow to lay up a grommetwhippingsthe heaving linesome notes on seizingworming, parceling and servingthe running turk’s headthe star knotthe tack knotthe lanyard KnotMatthew Walker’s KnotA Simple Rope MatLadder Mat and Block MatA Russian or Walled MatA Sword MatA Rope Ladder with a New TwistPlaited SennitsCrown SennitsRope HandlesCoach whippingGrafting, Pointing and HitchingCockscombingThe Sea ChestDeadeyes and LanyardsDecorative Wall BagTom Crosby’s Ditty SoxThe Rigger’s Little HelperWooden Bilge PumpsPalm and Needle PracticeThe Ditty-BagThe Sea BagThe Bell RopeWooden CleatsRope FendersStropped BlocksCanvas Deck BucketRigging a JacklineSail Stop BagSome Notes on the Use of “Taykles”A Lanyard for a CannonThe Catboat RaceMaking a Mast BootThe Water JugRegistration NumbersArt and Yacht DesignSynthetic Fibers and Their Characteristics.

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The Knot Bible: The Complete Guide to Knots and Their Uses Sailing

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Adlard Coles #ad - Interesting knot know-how sections give extra information about the knot's history, plus helpful tips and techniques, including choosing the right rope for the right task and using the right knot. With a beautiful modern design, and highly illustrated with full colour photographs and instructive diagrams throughout, The Knot Bible remains accessible to all sailors of all levels of experience whilst still being the king of knot books.

The Knot Bible: The Complete Guide to Knots and Their Uses Sailing #ad - The complete and definitive bible of knots for seafarers. Featuring all the knots, hitches, whipping and decorative knotwork that you would find on a boat, bends, splices, this comprehensive bible of knots will help those who go to sea master every knot they will need. Over 200 knots are scored for strength, reliability, ease of tying and untying and usefulness.

Step by step photographs show how to tie each knot, and demonstrate how they can be used, such as in the rigging or for tying boats up.

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Splicing Modern Ropes: A Practical Handbook

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Adlard Coles #ad - Splicing that type of rope and cord is relatively straightforward. With this skill, optimise their deck layout, taper their sheets for ease of handling, and splice an extra cover on their ropes to give better grip, yachtsmen can customise their ropes, avoid chafe and make them last longer. Using clear, this book will guide readers through all the stages required to make strong, step-by-step photography and detailed instructions, reliable splices.

It explains why splices are better – and stronger – than knots or shackles for joining or shortening rope, and how to go about it. The time when every vessel going to sea made use of 3-strand rope has gone. Nowadays the most common type of rope used on board yachts, motorboats, dinghies, working boats and ferries is braided rope.

Splicing Modern Ropes: A Practical Handbook #ad - Few people have the knowledge to splice it, or even where to start. Splicing modern Ropes is the first guide to this essential skill.

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Marlinspike Sailor's Arts and Crafts: A Step-by-Step Guide to Tying Classic Sailor's Knots to Create, Adorn, and Show Off

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International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press #ad - With the help of her expert guidance, you can create more than 30 ropework projects that will add a nautical touch to your boat, camp, RV, or home. Discover the dozens of nautically flavored craft projects you can make with rope! you will be surprised by the fancy projects you can make with a square knot, and a decorated picture frame, a tool grip, or four-strand braids a dog collar, a double-French hitching, respectively! You can also tie the sailor's Turk's Head knot into a bracelet and morph a monkey's fist knot into a doorstop or a fun toy for your dog.

Marlinspike Sailor's Arts and Crafts: A Step-by-Step Guide to Tying Classic Sailor's Knots to Create, Adorn, and Show Off #ad - Here are just a few projects you can create with marlinspike sailor's knots and crafts: companionway treads * gear hammock for your bunk * decorated carafe * Canvas ditty bag * Water bottle carrier * Manila doormat * Zipper pull * Swing hammock for your backyard * Key fob * Checkerboard * Reusable net shopping bag * Eyeglass case * Ring toss * and more Don’t worry if you have never worked with rope in this way before--Barbara will take you step-by-step through the process, from choosing and measuring materials to putting the final touches on your nautical project.

Marine artisan barbara merry, an expert in artistic marlinspike seamanship skills, shows you how with Marlinspike Sailor's Knots and Crafts. Projects are suitable for scout troops or afterschool activities as well! .

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Knots: The Complete Guide Of Knots- Indoor Knots, Outdoor Knots And Sailbot Knots Knot Tying, Splicing , Ropework,Macrame Book 1

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#ad - Knots: The Complete Guide Of Knots- Indoor Knots, Outdoor Knots And Sailbot Knots Knot Tying, Splicing , Ropework,Macrame Book 1 #ad - You’ll be happy you did! Ever wanted to know how to tie special knots read this book for free on kindle unlimited - download now! do you love the outdoors; do you love sailing? are you well prepared for any situation that may come? when you download The Complete Guide Of Knot Making Indoor, Outdoor And Sailing Knots, your skills will improve steadily each day! You will discover everything you need to know about tying knotsWould you like to know more about:?Basic Knots and How To Tye ThemScouting Knots Boating Knot Fishing Knots Rescue Knots That You Can't Afford To Not Know Create decorative knots for clothing and accessoriesPacked with easy-to-follow instructions and clear illustrations, The Everything Knots Book makes learning this useful skill fun and easy.

Download the complete guide of knot making indoor, Outdoor And Sailing Knots now, and start practicing! Scroll to the top and select the "BUY" button for instant download.

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The Art of Rigging Dover Maritime

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Dover Publications #ad - The book is divided into five parts:The First Part contains an alphabetical explanation of terms and phrases used in rigging. The third part contains the progressive method of rigging ships. It is based on the extensively revised and updated 1848 edition prepared by Captain George Biddlecombe, a Master in the Royal Navy and former merchant seaman.

It belongs in every maritime library. Complete and wonderfully clear, it is now available in its first inexpensive paperback edition. This book is widely considered the best manual ever produced on rigging the sailing ship. The fourth part contains a description of reeving the running rigging and bending the sails in addition to the rigging of brigs, yachts, and small vessels.

The second part consists of directions for the performance of operations incidental to rigging and preparing it on shore, with a table of the comparative strength of chain and rope. The fifth part comprises tables of the quantities and dimensions of the standing and running rigging of ships, brigs, and cutters, fore-and-aft schooners, and number of blocks, hearts, with the species, dead-eyes, size, etc.

The Art of Rigging Dover Maritime #ad - Serious modelists, naval historians, armchair skippers — any sailing buff — will want to own a copy of The Art of Rigging. Few, today, can realize how important was the art of rigging a ship and reeving her gear in the days just old when all aloft was wood and hemp; or how great the part it has played in the building of Empire.

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Celestial Navigation: A Complete Home Study Course, Second Edition

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Starpath Publications #ad - More than 20, 000 students have successfully learned ocean navigation from these materials and gone on to cross oceans or circumnavigate the globe. Plus this book includes other crucial factors of ocean navigation besides just finding out where you are from the stars, error analysis, such as logbook procedures, route planning, dead reckoning, and more.

Burch, D. 2015,  celestial navigation, Second Edition Seattle, Starpath Publications pp. This book covers how to find position at sea from timed sextant sights of the sun, moon, and planets plus other routine and special procedures of safe, stars, efficient offshore navigation. There is much new content in the text, especially in the In-Depth chapter, including more detailed discussion of the sailings and more background on the principles.

Celestial Navigation: A Complete Home Study Course, Second Edition #ad - We still use most of the same examples, which are now quite old, but that is the beauty of celestial navigation. We have also updated the electronic navigation section, as most ocean navigators will also be using other tools besides celestial. Printable work forms, plotting sheets, and other resources are available at no charge from www.

Starpath. Com/celnavbook. Our fit-slope method presented in this textbook is cited in the latest 2017 edition of Bowditch:"The common method of averaging sights is the Fit-Slope Method, e.

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The Complete Rigger's Apprentice: Tools and Techniques for Modern and Traditional Rigging, Second Edition

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International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press #ad - In addition to sharing traditional rigging methods, for the first time, new techniques are taught here, including how to work with today’s high-modulus fibers for both running and standing rigging. Easy-to-understand explanations demonstrate how to make hundreds of pieces of handmade gear, and sometimes thousands, which saves you hundreds, of dollars.

The Complete Rigger's Apprentice: Tools and Techniques for Modern and Traditional Rigging, Second Edition #ad - Continuing its tradition, this book helps you gain satisfaction and hard-cash savings from stepping your own masts, inspecting and maintaining your own rigs, and turning your own tail splices and wire eye splices. This expanded edition features new material on multihull rig design, how to make and use soft-shackles, and the latest information on Sta-Lok mechanical terminals.

. Revised and updated—the only book you need on sailboat rigging and marlinspike arts The Complete Rigger’s Apprentice, Second Edition offers today’s marine professionals a complete, up-to-date resource on today’s rigging best practices and traditions.

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Storm Tactics: Modern Methods of Heaving-to for Survival in Extreme Conditions, 3rd Edition

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Paradise Cay Publications #ad - In a storm at sea, luck is highly biased toward the sailor who has a plan. Not knowing how to heave-to in bad weather is as inexcusable as not knowing red, right, return. The companion dvd, Storm Tactics is also available through Amazon. A series of user-friendly checklists will help sailors from the moment they start looking for their perfect offshore boat, through outfitting, and as they encounter their first storms at sea.

So write lin and larry pardey in this, the third edition of their highly regarded Storm Tactics Handbook. Mario vittone, a U. S. Highly readable stories of the Pardeys encounters with storms, and of experiences related by several other modern sailors, help illustrate and expand the points made in this book.

There is only one storm tactic that has the ability to sap the power of breaking seas, they explain. Practiced the skills taught by Lin and Larry Pardey. Coast guard rescue swimmer for 14 years, in an unsolicited testimony, wrote: I have been on several rescues and heard of many more that would have been completely unnecessary if the sailboat captains aboard would have.

Storm Tactics: Modern Methods of Heaving-to for Survival in Extreme Conditions, 3rd Edition #ad - . As in the first two editions of this book, they describe their concerns about the tendency of modern sailors to discard the classic methods used to bring sailing vessels of all sizes from vast clipper ships to tiny yachts through amazingly strong winds and heavy seas. A discussion of the many ways heaving-to can be useful at sea as a way to help the crew keep well rested, to effect repairs, to steady a vessel should outside assistance ever be necessary will convince even those who plan to run before their imagined ultimate storm that heaving-to is still a must know.

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