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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 splice high-tech, slippery, synthetic ropes such as Spectra, Dyneema and Kevlar- mainstream rope materials such as Dacron and nylon- all standard rope constructions, including solid braid, double braid, parallel core, plaited and three-strand rope- how to splice wire for shrouds and halyards, and rope to wire splicesThis new edition has been expanded to include a section on wire selection, new wire splices and several attractive knot and splice-based projects: rope fenders, rope cargo nets, rope ladders and rope bow puddings.
There isn't a rope project on board that can't be tackled with this guide. 'Covers every splicing project a yachtsman will ever need.' Kelvin Hughes'Aimed at the beginner, though the in-depth stuff will appeal to old hands too.' Classic Boat
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