The Complete Rigger's Apprentice: Tools and Techniques for Modern and Traditional Rigging / Edition 1 by Brion Toss, Robert Shetterly | | 9780070648401 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
The Complete Rigger's Apprentice: Tools and Techniques for Modern and Traditional Rigging / Edition 1

The Complete Rigger's Apprentice: Tools and Techniques for Modern and Traditional Rigging / Edition 1

by Brion Toss, Robert Shetterly
     
 

ISBN-10: 0070648409

ISBN-13: 9780070648401

Pub. Date: 08/01/1997

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

"A masterpiece on the subject of rigging and its various effects." Sailing

"Toss's love of the subject shines throughout." SAIL

"Full of excellent instruction and information for any cruising person who wants to be able to repair and upgrade his boat's rig." Cruising World

"By far the best knot-and-ropework book I have ever used."

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"A masterpiece on the subject of rigging and its various effects." Sailing

"Toss's love of the subject shines throughout." SAIL

"Full of excellent instruction and information for any cruising person who wants to be able to repair and upgrade his boat's rig." Cruising World

"By far the best knot-and-ropework book I have ever used." Nautical Research Journal

"Brion Toss, master rigger, is a most perceptive teacher, advisor, and confidence builder as well as a humorous and delightful companion." Sailor's Gazette

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070648401
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
08/01/1997
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
496,808
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Rigging 101.
Running Rigging.
Knotting.
Splicing.
Standing Rigging Design and Materials.
Loft Procedures.
Installation and Maintenance.
A Portfolio of Rigs.
Emergency Procedures.
Fancy Work.
Tricks and Puzzles.
Sheer Ingenuity.

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