Techniques for traditional and modern ropes and wires
- Devoted completely to splicing today's rope, this book covers every splicing project a seafarer will ever need.
Includes step-by-step illustrations & explanations for the most useful & popular splices using traditional twisted and modern braided ropes as well as wire. Includes how to splice high-tech, slippery, synthetic ropes such as Spectra, Dyneema and Kevlar as well as mainstream rope materials such as Dacron and nylon.
It covers all standard rope constructions, including solid braid, double braid, parallel core, plaited and three-strand rope & how to splice wire for shrouds and halyards, and rope to wire splices
Paperback, 213 x 140mm, 256 pages, 150 black & white illustrations & 25 black & white photos.