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Sailmaker's Apprentice
by Emiliano Marino


Overview - 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.  Read more...


 
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Overview
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.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780071376426
  • ISBN-10: 0071376429
  • Publisher: International Marine Publishing
  • Publish Date: March 2001
  • Page Count: 512
  • Dimensions: 9.1 x 7.4 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.95 pounds

Series: Guide for the Self-Reliant Sailor

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