Splicing Modern Ropes

Using clear, step-by-step photography and detailed instructions, this book will guide readers through all the stages required to make strong, reliable splices.

Splicing Modern Ropes

Splicing Modern Ropes

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. Splicing Modern Ropes is the first guide to this essential skill. It explains why splices are better – and stronger – than knots or shackles for joining or shortening rope, and how to go about it. With this skill, yachtsmen can customise their ropes, optimise their deck layout, taper their sheets for ease of handling, and splice an extra cover on their ropes to give better grip, avoid chafe and make them last longer. Using clear, step-by-step photography and detailed instructions, this book will guide readers through all the stages required to make strong, reliable splices.

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Splicing Modern Ropes
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Jan-Willem Polman
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-05 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

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
The Splicing Handbook
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Barbara Merry, John Darwin
Categories: Knots and splices
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01-06 - Publisher: Adlard Coles

The only handbook devoted to splicing today's ropes, this bestselling reference covers every kind of splicing project a boater will ever need. Featuring step-by-step illustrations and explanations for the most useful and popular splices in traditional twisted and modern braided ropes as well as wire, it covers: - how to
Reeds Splicing Handbook
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Jan-Willem Polman
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-14 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

For any seafarer, splicing rope is an essential skill. But the traditional 3-strand rope is fast disappearing. So how do you splice braided rope? This is the definitive pocket-sized guide to all rope splicing techniques. Most of the techniques are quite easy to master – and also fun to do.
The Splicing Handbook, Third Edition
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Barbara Merry
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01-12 - Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

The only reference devoted entirely to splicing today’s ropes The Splicing Handbook includes step-by-step illustrations and explanations for the most useful and popular splices in traditional twisted and modern braided ropes, and it covers every kind of splicing project you are likely to encounter, including modern cordage such as Spectra;
The Splicing Handbook: Techniques for Modern and Traditional Ropes, Second Edition
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Barbara Merry, John Darwin
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-02-16 - Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press

The only book devoted completely to slicing today's ropes, this fully illustrated, step-by-step guide has been expanded and enhanced in this new edition and now covers wire splices, and splices in Spectra and Kevlar ropes as well as Dacron braid and traditional three-strand. The Splicing Handbook includes every splice project

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