Complete Rigger's Apprentice

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Second Edition

The Rigger's Apprentice and The Rigger's Locker are combined in this single all-inclusive book to make you an old salt before the spray hits your sou'wester. High praise for "100 year rigging" techniques in this book are meted out in WB 235 by Bruce Halabisky about his gaff cutter Vixen.

Table of Contents:

  • A Rigging Primer
  • Running Rigging: Creating and Managing Tension
  • Friction, Part 1: Knotting
  • Friction, Part 2: Splicing
  • Standing Rigging Design and Materials
  • Loft Procedures
  • Installation and Maintenance
  • A Portfolio of Rigs
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Fancy Work
  • Chapter 11 - Tricks and Puzzles
  • Sheer Ingenuity

    by Brion Toss
    412 pp., hardcover

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