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Splicing Modern Ropes hard back book

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Learn how to
· make strong, reliable splices in braided rope 
· select ropes in the materials that best suit your on-board requirements
· customise your ropes to make your setup easier and safer
· optimise your deck layout and save weight on board
· taper your sheets for ease of handling
· splice an extra cover on your ropes to give better grip in clutches, avoid chafe and make them last longer

While a knot can reduce the strength of a rope by as much as 50%, a well-spliced rope loses only 5–10%. The techniques, insights and suggestions within these pages will be invaluableto all boaters, whether recreational or commercial -

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The time when every vessel going to sea made use of 3-strand rope has gone. Splicing that type of rope and cord is relatively straightforward. Nowadays the most common type of rope used on board yachts, dinghies, motorboats, working boats and ferries is braided rope. Few people have the knowledge to splice it, or even where to start

Product Code: ISBN 9781472923202

 

 

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