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The Sailmaker's Apprentice: A Guide for the Self-reliant Sailor

Year: 1994
Language: english
Author: Emiliano Marino
Genre: Guide
Publisher: International Marine
Edition: First
ISBN: 0-07- 157980-X
Format: PDF
Quality: Scanned pages
Pages count: 518
Description: Learn how to design, make, repair, improve, and maintain sails
If you want to produce sturdy sails for daysailing and cruising, built of low-tech materials you can repair with a few simple tools, The Sailmaker's Apprentice can show you how. Emphasizing the handwork that distinguishes the highest-quality, most durable sails, sail pro Emiliano Marino tells you how to select a rig, introduces you to sail shape and theory, and then shows you -- step by step, with the help of over 700 detailed illustrations -- how to sew patches, hand sew rings, fix tears or frayed edges, and stitch seams, not to mention how to make your own sails, canvas sailcovers, and sailbags from scratch.
A visual feast for the sailor as well as an indispensable guide for the mariner comprehensive apprenticeship, this hands-on reference is an illustrated tour of the world's rig and sail types, contemporary and historical.
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