➹ [Read] ➵ Knowing the Ropes: Selecting, Rigging and Handling Lines Aboard By Roger C. Taylor ➼ – Motyourdrive.co.uk

Knowing the Ropes: Selecting, Rigging and Handling Lines Aboard chapter 1 Knowing the Ropes: Selecting, Rigging and Handling Lines Aboard, meaning Knowing the Ropes: Selecting, Rigging and Handling Lines Aboard, genre Knowing the Ropes: Selecting, Rigging and Handling Lines Aboard, book cover Knowing the Ropes: Selecting, Rigging and Handling Lines Aboard, flies Knowing the Ropes: Selecting, Rigging and Handling Lines Aboard, Knowing the Ropes: Selecting, Rigging and Handling Lines Aboard 89b73f52a8dc6 Large, Small, Traditional, Or Contemporary, All Boats Share One Thing In Common Rope Learning How To Deal With The Gnarly Stuff Is The Major Prerequisite For Graceful Boat Handling In Knowing The Ropes, Roger Taylor Lends His Lifetime Of Seagoing Experience To Boaters Of All Skill Levels, Describing With The Help Of Kathy Bray S Drawings Every Aspect Of Ropework Aboard How To Choose It, Use It, Care For It, Knot It, Coil It, Whip It, Marry It, Haul On It, And Reef And Lash With It You Learn How To Control Sails, Tow A Dinghy, Handle The Anchor, Move Heavy Cargo, And Dock Under Any Conditions You Learn The Ropes


7 thoughts on “Knowing the Ropes: Selecting, Rigging and Handling Lines Aboard

  1. says:

    Plenty of great ideas in this book make it a useful read for boaters of any stripe, large or small, motor or sail powered There are useful ideas here for amateur riggers as well Perhaps the only negative comment I might have, and it s a weak one, is that some of the knots and hitches used with the rigging ideas are a bit dated Knot tyers have come up with secure, stronger alternatives However, sailors tend to stick with what experience has taught them The author has put the knots presented to the test in his own sailing experience, and they ve proven themselves adequate to the tasks he s set So, if it ain t broke, don t go trying to fix it Maybe something might snap It s no big deal, however, to substitute a different knot or hitch to one of the author s setups, if you ve learned an interesting and perhaps innovative alternative.This book as lasting value, and I m sure I ll be going back to it again and again.A quick aside about a gentlemen the author mentioned several times in this book A few years ago, I knew nothing of knots and ropework, and happened to travel through the charming seaside town of Port Townsend, WA during a festival while on vacation It s too bad I hadn t yet heard of the man, master rigger Brion Toss, who the author holds in high esteem Brion s rigging business is located there, and I missed a chance to stop in and watch a seasoned professional at work I d like to visit the town again, and when I do, I ll be by to see that knot tying celebrity.


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