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The Arts of the Sailor


Year: 1953
Language: english
Author: Hervey Garrett smith
Genre: Handbook
Publisher: Dover Pub, NY
Format: PDF
Quality: Scanned pages
Pages count: 241
Description: In the age of sail a mariner needed may skills to live and work on a merchant sailing vessel. Today these skills nevertheless remain important and necessary to today's yachtsmen. The book is a a complete course in rigging, working, and ship maintenance. More than 100 illustrations help the comprehension of sailor's tools, basic knots, and useful hitches as well as the arts of splicing, handsewing, and canvas work. Other topics include belaying, coiling, and stowing; towing procedures, how to make a chafing gear and much more.

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