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Sailmaking

Thomas E. Colvin

Sailmaking

making Chinese and other sails : sailing Chinese junks and junk-rigged vessels

by Thomas E. Colvin

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Published by Colvin Press in Alva, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sails.,
  • Junks.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes dictionary in English, French, Spanish, and German.

    Statementby Thomas E. Colvin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVM532 .C65 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 98 p. :
    Number of Pages98
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL826498M
    LC Control Number95092584
    OCLC/WorldCa33225505

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    Modern sailmaking by Percy W Blandford Paperback from Tab Books. Sails & sailmaking by Robert Kipping Paperback from Availability: Usually ships in 24 hours The Complete Canvasworker's Guide: How to Outfit Your Boat With Cloth by Jim Grant Paperback from International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press Availability: Usually ships in. References (Books) Pond Yacht Books. Black, John. Yachting with Models: How to Build a Champion M Class Model Yacht. McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, NY.

    34 plates referring to Sailmaking. 3 plates referring to Blockmaking. 3 plates referring to Knots and Rigging. 4 plates which cover the position of all sails and rigging of a fully rigged ship. 12 plates describing the features of sailing craft from around the world. Steel s Elements of Mastmaking, Sailmaking, and Rigging (from the edition). With fifty-nine folding and other plates, drawn to scale, illustrating the masts, sails, yards, rigging etc, for every class of vessel from the full-rigged ship to the ship s boat, including the progressive method of rigging ships and an illustrated section describing the principal foreign rigs.


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The gore is set down from a square with the opposite selvage, and the canvas 3/5(1). Appears in 11 books from Page - Let us now add that he speaks of the sloop as "a small vessel furnished with one mast, the mainsail of which is attached to a gaff above, to the mast on its foremost edge, and to a boom below, by which it is occasionally shifted to either quarter.4/5(1).

Sails & Sailmaking Robert Kipping. Lockwood, - Sails - pages. 0 Reviews. Page 15 - A Complete Epitome of the Laws of this Country' EVERY MAN'S OWN LAWYER ; a Handy-Book of the Principles of Law and Equity.

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It appears like a cheep reprint and not an original edition. The high quotes from others selling the book made me think this was something special/5(2). Sailmaker’s Library 5 Book Set by Jim Grant.

Each book in this 5-book set offers a thorough explanation of the art of sail construction. Each volume gives full consideration to the creation of proper shape for given conditions, helmsan’s capabilities and boat attributes.5/5(3).

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