The Sailmaker’s Apprentice: A Guide for the Self-Reliant Sailor

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International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press #ad - International Marine Publishing. Learn how to design, repair, and maintain sails if you want to produce sturdy sails for daysailing and cruising, make, improve, 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, with the help of over 700 detailed illustrations -- how to sew patches, sail pro Emiliano Marino tells you how to select a rig, not to mention how to make your own sails, canvas sailcovers, most durable sails, fix tears or frayed edges, hand sew rings, and then shows you -- step by step, and stitch seams, introduces you to sail shape and theory, 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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The Complete Rigger's Apprentice: Tools and Techniques for Modern and Traditional Rigging, Second Edition

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International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press #ad - Features include:a complete rigging primer of essential gear, soft-shackles, and proceduresclassic ropeworking techniques you can adapt for today’s modern rigsMoney-saving tips on the newest equipment, principles, upgrades and designsIllustrated instructions for tying knots, materials, troubleshooters and fixes to ensure smooth sailingNew technologies for multihull rigs, splicing rope, and making repairsProfessional guidelines for inspecting and maintaining rigs for longer voyagesEmergency procedures, Sta-Lok terminals, and more Need-to-know resources including a portfolio of rigs and glossary of termsPLUS rope tricks and puzzles that will delight your passengers .

In this revised second edition, up-to-date information on the latest tools, master rigger Brion Toss expands upon the traditional basics of ropeworking to give you the most comprehensive, techniques, and tricks of the trade. Revised and updated―the only book you need on sailboat rigging and marlinspike artsFrom its initial publication, The Complete Rigger’s Apprentice has been the definitive go-to resource for weekend sailors and maritime professionals who want to master the fine art of rigging.

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The Marlinspike Sailor

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International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press #ad - But its real business is decorative rope and canvaswork--the traditional arts of the sailor--and here it has no equal. Mcgraw-Hill. For a rope mat, a ditty bag, and the best-looking rope fenders or heaving line in the marina, a mast boot, a sea chest, a canvas bucket, a rope ladder, this is the book of choice.

. With the addition of a section on modern, synthetic rope in the 1970s, its popularity has continued undiminished to this day. Hervey garrett smith was the foremost marine illustrator of the 1950s and 1960s, and his wonderful drawings of traditional ropework quickly propelled The Marlinspike Sailor to cult classic status when it was published in 1956.

The Marlinspike Sailor #ad - It teaches a few basic knots--the bowline, and rolling hitch, sheet bend, among others--and splices in three-strand and braided rope.

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Wm. Smith & Son Adjustable Right Handed Sailmaker's Sewing Palm

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Wm. Smith & Son #ad - The sewing needle is set in one of the divots in the metal plate, and the sailmaker then uses the palm to push the needle through the material. Made with quality leather for long term use by sailmakers, and anyone who wants to protect their hands while pushing sewing needles through heavy material like canvas, leatherworkers, nylon, or leather.

Adjustable straps with brass buckle means this sewing palm will fit most hands. Manufactured in england by wm. The sailmaker's palm is designed for those working with touch materials like canvas or heavy nylon. Orientation: right Handed Left Handed Palms sold separately. Any time you're hand-sewing heavy materials like canvas, or even leather, nylon, you will want a Sailmaker's Palm.

Wm. Smith & Son Adjustable Right Handed Sailmaker's Sewing Palm #ad - Smith and son, who have been in the sailmaker and hand sewing supply business for more than a century. Sailmaker's Needles Sold Separately. It consists of an adjustable leather strap with buckle and thumb hole, together with a metal plate set in rubber. Mcgraw-Hill.

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Wm. Smith & Son 5-pk of #13-19 Sailmakers' Needles

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Wm. Smith & Son #ad - Smith and son, who have been in the sailmaker and hand sewing supply business for more than a century. Sailmaker's Needles Sold Separately. Accommodates thread, and twine up to 1mm and possibly larger, yarn, that's the biggest we have available. Made in the United Kingdom. Made by hand, and not to cut the Twine" from the original packaging.

They're also great for backpack and gear repair, sewing hides, and anywhere a regular sewing needle can't get the job done. Made with quality leather for long term use by sailmakers, leatherworkers, and anyone who wants to protect their hands while pushing sewing needles through heavy material like canvas, nylon, or leather.

Wm. Smith & Son 5-pk of #13-19 Sailmakers' Needles #ad - Adjustable straps with brass buckle means this sewing palm will fit most hands. Manufactured in england by wm. Mcgraw-Hill. These are heavy-duty needles designed for hand-sewing canvas sails. Orientation: right Handed Left Handed Palms sold separately. Length: Assorted. Tapered triangular point helps needle penetrate and pass through heavy material.

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T.W Evans Cordage 11417 2-Ounce Wax Sail Kit with Needle, White

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T.W . Evans Cordage Co. 11417 #ad - This twine is commonly used for whipping the end of cords. Made with quality leather for long term use by sailmakers, nylon, and anyone who wants to protect their hands while pushing sewing needles through heavy material like canvas, leatherworkers, or leather. Adjustable straps with brass buckle means this sewing palm will fit most hands.

Manufactured in england by wm. Smith and son, who have been in the sailmaker and hand sewing supply business for more than a century. Sailmaker's Needles Sold Separately. Mcgraw-Hill. This is a polyester twine with a wax coating and includes a needle. Tube includes needle. 270 feet per tube. Length: Assorted. A 2 oz.

T.W Evans Cordage 11417 2-Ounce Wax Sail Kit with Needle, White #ad - Includes needle. Orientation: right Handed Left Handed Palms sold separately. Accommodates thread, yarn, and twine up to 1mm and possibly larger, that's the biggest we have available. Made in the United Kingdom. Waxed polyester sail twine.

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The Arts of the Sailor: Knotting, Splicing and Ropework Dover Maritime

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Dover Publications #ad - Tapered triangular point helps needle penetrate and pass through heavy material. Used as a whipping cord. More than 100 illustrations help the reader grasp the fundamentals and fine points of handling a ship while the author describes in detail a sailor's tools, basic knots, and useful hitches as well as the arts of splicing, handsewing, and canvas work.

Other topics equally important to safe, and efficient boat maintenance and management include belaying, economical, coiling, and stowing; towing procedures; how to make a chafing gear; and much more.270 feet per tube. Accommodates thread, yarn, and twine up to 1mm and possibly larger, that's the biggest we have available.

The Arts of the Sailor: Knotting, Splicing and Ropework Dover Maritime #ad - Made in the United Kingdom. While not nearly as much in demand today as they were in the days of the Yankee clippers, these skills nevertheless remain important and necessary to today's yachtsmen and owners of smaller pleasure boats. In this excellent handbook on basic shipboard skills, working, marine expert Hervey Garrett Smith offers boating and yachting enthusiasts a complete course in rigging, and maintaining a ship.

Includes needle. Orientation: right Handed Left Handed Palms sold separately. Made by hand, and not to cut the Twine" from the original packaging. Smith and son, who have been in the sailmaker and hand sewing supply business for more than a century.

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Don Casey's Complete Illustrated Sailboat Maintenance Manual: Including Inspecting the Aging Sailboat, Sailboat Hull and Deck Repair, Sailboat Refinishing, Sailbo

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International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press #ad - More than 2, 500 clear and detailed illustrations guide you step by step through every procedure. Made in the USA. Smith and son, who have been in the sailmaker and hand sewing supply business for more than a century. Sailmaker's Needles Sold Separately. Accommodates thread, and twine up to 1mm and possibly larger, yarn, that's the biggest we have available.

Made in the United Kingdom. Made with quality leather for long term use by sailmakers, nylon, and anyone who wants to protect their hands while pushing sewing needles through heavy material like canvas, leatherworkers, or leather. Adjustable straps with brass buckle means this sewing palm will fit most hands.

Don Casey's Complete Illustrated Sailboat Maintenance Manual: Including Inspecting the Aging Sailboat, Sailboat Hull and Deck Repair, Sailboat Refinishing, Sailbo #ad - Manufactured in england by wm. Tube includes needle. The definitive guide from the world's best-known sailboat maintenance expert Don Casey’s Complete Illustrated Sailboat Maintenance Manual combines six core volumes into a single, explains every major system, utterly dependable resource that answers every frequent question, and helps you keep your boat and its components shipshape.

Orientation: right Handed Left Handed Palms sold separately. 2 oz. Casey’s technical virtuosity, his user-friendly explanations, and Peter Compton's diesel engine expertise make even the more complicated repairs and improvements easy to understand. 270 feet per tube.

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Canvaswork and Sail Repair

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International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press #ad - Made in the USA. Accommodates thread, and twine up to 1mm and possibly larger, yarn, that's the biggest we have available. Made in the United Kingdom. 270 feet per tube. Used as a whipping cord. Made by hand, and not to cut the Twine" from the original packaging. Tube includes needle. Mcgraw-Hill. The skills required for top-notch canvaswork are astonishingly few, and canvas's potential to protect your boat and enhance your enjoyment of it is practically limitless.

Made with quality leather for long term use by sailmakers, leatherworkers, nylon, and anyone who wants to protect their hands while pushing sewing needles through heavy material like canvas, or leather. Adjustable straps with brass buckle means this sewing palm will fit most hands. Manufactured in england by wm.

Canvaswork and Sail Repair #ad - Tapered triangular point helps needle penetrate and pass through heavy material. Here is all you need to tackle virtually any canvaswork project: sails and sailcovers, cushion covers, ditty bags, dodgers, flags, and awnings--including Biminis.2 oz. Smith and son, who have been in the sailmaker and hand sewing supply business for more than a century.

Sailmaker's Needles Sold Separately. Orientation: right Handed Left Handed Palms sold separately.

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Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual 4/E

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International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press #ad - Orientation: right Handed Left Handed Palms sold separately. Accommodates thread, yarn, and twine up to 1mm and possibly larger, that's the biggest we have available. Made in the United Kingdom. Made with quality leather for long term use by sailmakers, nylon, leatherworkers, and anyone who wants to protect their hands while pushing sewing needles through heavy material like canvas, or leather.

Adjustable straps with brass buckle means this sewing palm will fit most hands. Manufactured in england by wm. The maintenance bible for boatowners is fully updated and better than ever! If it’s on a boat and it has screws, wires, or moving parts, it’s covered in Boatowner’s Mechanical and Electrical Manual.

Boatowners Mechanical and Electrical Manual 4/E #ad - Tube includes needle. Made in the USA. Used as a whipping cord. Smith and son, who have been in the sailmaker and hand sewing supply business for more than a century. Sailmaker's Needles Sold Separately. When you leave the dock with this indispensable resource aboard, autopilots, and solar power electric motors and electric lights marine electronics, and lightning protection generators, battery chargers, and propellers Refrigeration and air-conditioning Tanks, including networking systems, and RFI Diesel engines Transmissions, bonding, inverters, antennas, and through-hulls Pumps and watermakers Steering, and bow thrusters Spars, rigging, including recent developments in lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries and fuel cells 12- and 24-volt DC systems Electric and hybrid propulsion How to radically improve the energy efficiency of most boats Corrosion, shaft brakes, you have at your fingertips the best and most comprehensive advice on: Battery technologies, plumbing, and wind vanes Stoves and heaters Winches, windlasses, wind and water generators, and roller reefing Mcgraw-Hill.

Length: Assorted.

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The Complete Canvasworker's Guide: How to Outfit Your Boat With Cloth

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International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press #ad - Made by hand, and not to cut the Twine" from the original packaging. International Marine Ragged Mountain Press. Made with quality leather for long term use by sailmakers, nylon, leatherworkers, and anyone who wants to protect their hands while pushing sewing needles through heavy material like canvas, or leather.

Adjustable straps with brass buckle means this sewing palm will fit most hands. Manufactured in england by wm. Length: Assorted. International Marine Publishing. Includes needle. Grant, has taught sailmaking and canvaswork for more than 20 years, with his wife, Connie, and he brings an often intimidating craft within the grasp and budget of anyone from an all-thumbs beginner to a would-be professional.

The Complete Canvasworker's Guide: How to Outfit Your Boat With Cloth #ad - Here is all the information you'll need to make use of them all. Forget that canvas always used to be made of cotton. 2 oz. Used as a whipping cord. Orientation: right Handed Left Handed Palms sold separately. Now completely revised and updated, the complete canvasworker's Guide, Second Edition, and expanded by more than fifty percent, brings you Jim Grant's thorough step-by-step approach to constructing a nearly endless variety of attractive and functional gear for your boat.

And as tens of thousands of proud boatowners will happily testify, it really works.

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