The Arts of the Sailor: Knotting, Splicing and Ropework (Dover Maritime)
|Title:||The Arts of the Sailor: Knotting, Splicing and Ropework (Dover Maritime)|
|Authors:||Hervey Garrett Smith|
|Number of pages:||256|
Over 150 years ago, the skills needed to operate a merchant sailing vessel were many and varied. While not nearly as much in demand today as they were in the days of the Yankee clippers, these skills nevertheless remain important and necessary to today's yachtsmen and owners of smaller pleasure boats.