Sailmaker's Apprentice: A Guide for the Self-reliant Sailor by Emiliano Marino

By Emiliano Marino

the way to layout, make, fix, increase, and continue sails

so that it will produce good sails for daysailing and cruising, equipped of low-tech fabrics you could fix with a couple of basic instruments, The Sailmaker's Apprentice can exhibit you ways. Emphasizing the handwork that distinguishes the highest-quality, such a lot sturdy sails, sail professional Emiliano Marino tells you the way to pick a rig, introduces you to sail form and thought, after which exhibits you -- step-by-step, with assistance from over seven-hundred specified illustrations -- find out how to stitch patches, hand stitch earrings, repair tears or frayed edges, and sew seams, let alone the way to make your personal sails, canvas sailcovers, and sailbags from scratch.

a visible dinner party for the sailor in addition to an crucial consultant for the mariner entire apprenticeship, this hands-on reference is an illustrated journey of the world's rig and sail varieties, modern and historical.

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