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Illustrated seamanship

Author: Ivar Dedekam
Publisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, ©2007.
Series: Wiley nautical
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Illustrated Seamanship show you the minimum number of techniques you should be familiar with - rope handling, manoevring and anchoring - in order to keep a boat safe and make cruising as enjoyable as possible for you and your crew. Learning the traditional techniques is not only necessary but you will develop your skill through an interesting and fun way. Each technique is illustrated in Ivar Dedekam's distinctive  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ivar Dedekam
ISBN: 9780470512203 0470512202
OCLC Number: 122701654
Description: vii, 91 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Ropework --
The basics --
Clove hitch --
Bowline --
Sheet bend --
Reef knot --
Stopper knots --
Rolling hitch --
Coiling Ropes --
Cleats --
Whippings --
Lashings --
Winch handling --
Making fast on a bollard --
Splicing --
Swigging sweating --
Various useful knots --
Boat Handling --
The basics --
the propeller --
the rudder --
wind impact --
the boat's turning curve --
Going astern --
Getting to know your boat --
Turning the boat in confined spaces --
Entering and leaving a berth --
Coming alongside --
Mooring --
Using bow and stern springs --
More about mooring --
Tides --
Springing th eboataround a corner --
More about slip lines --
Currents --
Anchoring --
the basics --
the anchor rode --
Ground tackle --
foredeck arrangement --
anchoring techniques --
Weighing anchor --
Using two bow anchors --
Using a dinghy --
Using a bow or stern anchor and mooring line ashore --
Anchoring examples --
Miscellany.
Series Title: Wiley nautical
Responsibility: Ivar Dedekam.
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Seamanship is the art of managing a boat. This book is a follow-up to the successful Sail & Rig Tuning and Illustrated Navigation covering knots, docking the boat and anchoring, all illustrated in  Read more...

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"Using illustrations over verbal instructions will suit many readers, especially total beginners." (Practical Boat Owner, January 2008)

 
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