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The Sailmaker's Apprentice (1st Edition) by Emiliano Marino (2001)

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Learn how to design, make, repair, improve, and maintain sails. If you want to produce sturdy sails for daysailing and cruising, 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, most durable sails, sail pro Emiliano Marino tells you how to select a rig, introduces you to sail shape and theory, and then shows you - step by step, with the help of over 700 detailed illustrations - how to sew patches, hand sew rings, fix tears or frayed edges, and stitch seams, not to mention how to make your own sails, canvas sailcovers, 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.

'A clearly illustrated, superb step-by-step guide.' - Cruising World
'The accepted standard volume on sailmaking.' - Ensign

Product Overview
Product NoCMS0017388
Weight (g)885 g
AuthorEmiliano Marino
PublisherMcGraw Hill
Edition1st Edition
Edition DateMar-01
Pages494
Size185 x 231 x 43mm
FormatPaperback
ISBN9780071376426
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Learn how to design, make, repair, improve, and maintain sails. If you want to produce sturdy sails for daysailing and cruising, 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, most durable sails, sail pro Emiliano Marino tells you how to select a rig, introduces you to sail shape and theory, and then shows you - step by step, with the help of over 700 detailed illustrations - how to sew patches, hand sew rings, fix tears or frayed edges, and stitch seams, not to mention how to make your own sails, canvas sailcovers, 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.

'A clearly illustrated, superb step-by-step guide.' - Cruising World
'The accepted standard volume on sailmaking.' - Ensign

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