Knowing the Ropes: Selecting, Rigging and Handling Lines

Knowing the Ropes: Selecting, Rigging and Handling Lines

Knowing the Ropes: Selecting, Rigging and Handling Lines Aboard [Download] ➹ Knowing the Ropes: Selecting, Rigging and Handling Lines Aboard By Roger C. Taylor – Centrumpowypadkowe.co.uk This edition of Taylor's popular book is revised in both text and drawingsin part to extend the treatment for the first time to powerboats as well as sailboats With a smaller convenient trim size64 pa This edition of Taylor's popular book Ropes: Selecting, PDF ↠ is revised in both text and drawingsin part to extend the treatment for the first time to powerboats as well as sailboats With a smaller convenient trim size pagesnew drawingsand Knowing the PDF or a lower priceKnowing the Ropes is better than ever Roger Taylor lends his lifetime of seagoing experience to boaters of all skill levelsdescribing with the help of Kathy Bray's drawings every aspect of ropework aboard how to the Ropes: Selecting, PDF ☆ choose ituse itcare for itknot itcoil itwhip itmarry ithaul on itand reef and lash with it.


1 thoughts on “Knowing the Ropes: Selecting, Rigging and Handling Lines Aboard

  1. Andrew Skretvedt Andrew Skretvedt says:

    Plenty of great ideas in this book make it a useful read for boaters of any stripe large or small motor or sail powered There are useful ideas here for amateur riggers as well Perhaps the only negative comment I might have and it's a weak one is that some of the knots and hitches used with the rigging ideas are a bit dated Knot tyers have come up with secure stronger alternatives However sailors tend to stick with what experience has taught them The author has put the knots presented to the test in his own sailing experience and they've proven themselves adeuate to the tasks he's set So if it ain't broke don't go trying to fix it Maybe something might snap It's no big deal however to substitute a different knot or hitch to one of the author's setups if you've learned an interesting and perhaps innovative alternativeThis book as lasting value and I'm sure I'll be going back to it again and againA uick aside about a gentlemen the author mentioned several times in this book A few years ago I knew nothing of knots and ropework and happened to travel through the charming seaside town of Port Townsend WA during a festival while on vacation It's too bad I hadn't yet heard of the man master rigger Brion Toss who the author holds in high esteem Brion's rigging business is located there and I missed a chance to stop in and watch a seasoned professional at workI'd like to visit the town again and when I do I'll be by to see that knot tying celebrity


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