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    The Arts of the Sailor: Knotting, Splicing and Ropework (Dover Maritime) (Paperback) By (author) Hervey Garrett Smith

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    DescriptionA maritime expert offers boating and yachting enthusiasts a complete course in rigging, working, and maintaining a ship. The perfect shipboard reference, this volume is packed with useful "hands-on" information: sailor's tools, basic knots, and useful hitches; handsewing and canvas work; and dozens of other topics important to safety, economy, and efficiency. Over 100 illustrations.

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    The Arts of the Sailor
    Knotting, Splicing and Ropework
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Hervey Garrett Smith
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 136 mm
    Height: 212 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 281 g
    ISBN 13: 9780486264400
    ISBN 10: 0486264408

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.6
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14000
    BIC subject category V2: WF
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: WD
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 623.8882
    Ingram Subject Code: SL
    Libri: I-SL
    B&T General Subject: 790
    BISAC V2.8: ANT009000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 623.88/82
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: TRA006010
    LC classification: VM531 .S57 1990
    DC20: 623.8882
    LC classification: VM531.S57
    BISAC V2.8: CRA055000
    Thema V1.0: WD, WF
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Imprint name
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Publication date
    11 May 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Table of contents
    I. The Anatomy of Rope and Cordage II. Sailor's Vernacular III. Some Sailor's Tools and Their Use IV. Basic Knots V. Useful Hitches VI. The Art of Splicing VII. Whippings VIII. Seizings IX. "Belaying, Coiling and Stowing" X. The Service of Wire and Rope XI. Hand Sewing and Canvaswork XII. Decorative Knots XIII. Ornamental Coverings and Nettings XIV. Sennit Making XV. Chafing Gear XVI. The Technique of Reefing XVII. Towing Procedure XVIII. Some Notes on Cleats and Belaying Pins XIX. The Boatswain's Chair XX. Rope-Strapped Blocks XXI. On the Making of Rope Mats XXII. How to Make a Proper Bucket XXIII. How to Make and Use a Heaving Line XXIV. The Sailor's Ditty Bag XXV. How to Rig Deadeyes and Lanyards XXVI. Keeping Ahead of Trouble   Index