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Reeds Splicing Handbook

Author: Jan-Willem Polman
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472952774
Size: 67.65 MB
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For any seafarer, splicing rope is an essential skill. But the traditional 3-strand rope is fast disappearing. So how do you splice braided rope? This is the definitive pocket-sized guide to all rope splicing techniques. Most of the techniques are quite easy to master – and also fun to do. See why splices are better – and stronger – than knots or shackles for joining or shortening rope, and follow the step-by-step photographs and clear instructions to find out how to splice efficiently. Containing step by step photos and clear instructions, this colourful and easy to follow aide memoire guides users every step of the way.

Reeds Splicing Handbook

Author: Jan-Willem Polman
Publisher: Adlard Coles
ISBN: 9781472952752
Size: 43.70 MB
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Splicing rope is an essential skill for any mariner. But the traditional 3-strand rope is fast disappearing. So how do you splice braided rope? Reeds Splicing Handbook tells you how. This is the definitive pocket-sized guide to all rope splicing techniques. Most of the techniques are quite easy to master--and also fun. Learn why splices are better--and stronger--than knots or shackles for joining or shortening rope, and follow the step-by-step photographs and clear instructions to find out how to splice any kind of line efficiently. Containing step-by-step photos and clear instructions, this colorful and easy-to-follow memory aid guides users every step of the way.

The Splicing Handbook Techniques For Modern And Traditional Ropes Second Edition

Author: Barbara Merry
Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
ISBN: 9780071354387
Size: 14.89 MB
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The only book devoted completely to slicing today's ropes, this fully illustrated, step-by-step guide has been expanded and enhanced in this new edition and now covers wire splices, and splices in Spectra and Kevlar ropes as well as Dacron braid and traditional three-strand. The Splicing Handbook includes every splice project a boater will ever need.

Reeds Skipper S Handbook

Author: Malcolm Pearson
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408156296
Size: 71.64 MB
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The Reed's Skipper's Handbook, now in its 6th edition, has been a bestseller since first publication. A handy pocket size, it is an aide-memoire of everything a boater would need to know at sea. Packed with a wide range of information in a concise form it is frequently recommended by Yachtmaster Instructors as a quick reference guide and as a revision aid for anyone taking their Day Skipper and Yachtmaster certificates. The 6th edition has been expanded with helpful new material on boat handling, tides, ropework and general seamanship. 'A terrific little volume' Motorboat & Yachting 'A brilliant guide for beginners and an excellent refresher for more advanced skippers... a top rate book' Waterstones 'Everything you would need to know when going to sea in a yacht or small boat...a humdinger of a little book' Nautical Magazine Reeds Skipper's Handbook is a must for anyone going to sea in any size of boat - be they novice or old hand. Many thousands of skippers and crew have found it invaluable as a memory jogger and fresher whether at sea or on land.

Reeds Cooking At Sea Handbook

Author: Sonja Brodie
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472944496
Size: 54.48 MB
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Getting breakfast, lunch and dinner from tins quickly becomes boring, but it is relatively easy to prepare and cook interesting, varied and delicious meals with the minimum of space, equipment and � most importantly � hassle. This handy pocket-sized reference book is packed with invaluable advice for feeding a hungry crew for a weekend, a week, a month or even a long-term cruise or ocean passage. A third of the book contains simple but delicious recipe ideas, but most of the book is packed with tips, tricks and guidance from someone who learnt all the secrets (and the pitfalls) during a 2-year cruise with only a single paraffin burner. The book covers: cooking whilst underway; cooking in harbour; food storage tips; how to equip or modify the galley for weekend or long-term cruising; how to provision and plan for coastal cruises or ocean passages; preparing freshly caught fish; baking bread aboard; using a pressure cooker; speed cooking; different foods available in different climates; and much, much more. Keeping food interesting is important, and this colourful aide-mémoire makes cooking at sea simpler, safer and more enjoyable for all aboard.

Reeds Knot Handbook

Author: Jim Whippy
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408139529
Size: 52.77 MB
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Part of the bestselling Reeds Skipper's Handbook series, this handy pocket guide presents the most useful knots and splices for onboard (and dockside) use. Each knot will have a double page spread with step by step photos plus a tying diagram, accompanied by carefully explained instructions on how to tie the knot plus its most appropriate uses (for example - is it strong enough not to stretch or slip? Will it untie quickly in an emergency? Can it be tied with all thicknesses and types of rope?) All boaters need a repertoire of reliable knots they can use almost without thinking about them - this book will act as a quick aide memoire, as well as providing novices with all the steps they need to master the most useful knots they will need on a regular basis when going to sea.

The Splicing Handbook Third Edition

Author: Barbara Merry
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071736956
Size: 80.85 MB
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The only reference devoted entirely to splicing today’s ropes The Splicing Handbook includes step-by-step illustrations and explanations for the most useful and popular splices in traditional twisted and modern braided ropes, and it covers every kind of splicing project you are likely to encounter, including modern cordage such as Spectra; mainstream rope materials such as Dacron and nylon; and wire and rope-to-wire splices. Covers all the standard rope constructions using Dacron and nylon, including solid braid, double braid, parallel core, plaited, and three-strand Explains how to splice wire for sailboat shrouds and halyards Shows how to make a broad range of useful onboard projects--and several that will find uses around the home as well, including dog collars, netting, rope railings, and lanyards.

The Splicing Handbook

Author: Barbara Merry
Publisher: Adlard Coles Nautical Press
ISBN: 9781408141977
Size: 42.13 MB
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The only handbook devoted to splicing today's ropes, this bestselling reference covers every kind of splicing project a boater will ever need. Featuring step-by-step illustrations and explanations for the most useful and popular splices in traditional twisted and modern braided ropes as well as wire, it covers: - how to splice high-tech, slippery, synthetic ropes such as Spectra, Dyneema and Kevlar - mainstream rope materials such as Dacron and nylon - all standard rope constructions, including solid braid, double braid, parallel core, plaited and three-strand rope - how to splice wire for shrouds and halyards, and rope to wire splices This new edition has been expanded to include a section on wire selection, new wire splices and several attractive knot and splice-based projects: rope fenders, rope cargo nets, rope ladders and rope bow puddings. There isn't a rope project on board that can't be tackled with this guide. 'Covers every splicing project a yachtsman will ever need.' Kelvin Hughes 'Aimed at the beginner, though the in-depth stuff will appeal to old hands too.' Classic Boat

Handbook On The Wisdom Books And Psalms

Author: Daniel J. Estes
Publisher: Baker Academic
ISBN: 9781441201577
Size: 54.86 MB
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This valuable resource introduces readers to the Old Testament books of wisdom and poetry--Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Songs--and helps them better understand each book's overall flow. Estes summarizes some of each book's key issues, offers an exposition of the book that interacts with major commentaries and recent studies, and concludes with an extensive bibliography. Now in paperback.