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Complete Rigger's Apprentice : Tools and Techniques for Modern and Traditional Rigging (Student)

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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. 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. In addition to sharing traditional rigging methods, new techniques are taught here, for the first time, including how to work with today’s high-modulus fibers for both running and standing rigging.

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. Easy-to-understand explanations demonstrate how to make hundreds of pieces of handmade gear, which saves you hundreds, and sometimes thousands, of dollars.

Edition: Student
Number of Pages: 412
Genre: Sports + Recreation
Sub-Genre: Boating
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Author: Brion Toss
Language: English
Street Date: September 13, 2016
TCIN: 50925611
UPC: 9780071849784
Item Number (DPCI): 248-12-8300
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