Advance Ropeworking

Published Date: First published 1959-reprinted 1978

ISBN: 9780851741376
Author: L. Popple
Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson

Item Code: TK-ARO Category:


Bibliographic Notes:

This is a thoroughly practical guide, dealing with the finer art of rigging and ropeworking so that the professional seaman or rigger can still practise the old skill for their own satisfaction, and the painstaking seaman or yachtsman can turn out some natty work.


A Note on Cordage
Knotting Note
The Bows Fender
Preparing and Arranging Jacket
Securing ends and Introducing Wire Grommet
The Boat’s Fender
The Disc Fender
A Note on the Rigging Bench
The Turk’s Head Fender
Making and Affixing the Boat’s Rubber
On Point and Becket
Preparing Hawser End
Preparing and Attenuating the Large Strand
Heaving Home a Large Strand
Entering a Large Strand
Affixing Rawhide to Towing Pendant
The Rope Shackle or Chest Handle
The Rope Shackle
Rope Shackle or Chest Handle
Ringbolt Hitching
The Rope Shackle
Chest Handle
The Painter’s Whipping