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Sailmaker's Apprentice

Sailmaker's Apprentice

Item #: 71043

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Retail: $22.95
Member: $12.50

Learn how to design, make, repair, improve and maintain sails. If you want to produce sturdy sails for daysailing and cruising, built oflow 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 historic,,
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