Reeds Splicing Handbook (Paperback)
Splicing rope is an essential skill for any mariner. But the traditional 3-strand rope is fast disappearing. So how do you splice braided rope? Reeds Splicing Handbook tells you how.
This is the definitive pocket-sized guide to all rope splicing techniques. Most of the techniques are quite easy to master--and also fun. Learn why splices are better--and stronger--than knots or shackles for joining or shortening rope, and follow the step-by-step photographs and clear instructions to find out how to splice any kind of line efficiently.
Containing step-by-step photos and clear instructions, this colorful and easy-to-follow memory aid guides users every step of the way.
About the Author
Jan-Willem Polman is a sailor, author, journalist, and specialist in synthetics technology who runs courses and workshops about splicing modern ropes.