The skills required for top-notch canvaswork, from sails and sailcovers, flags, lee cloths and windscoops, to sprayhoods, cushion covers, boat covers and awnings and biminis, are explained in this book. The step-by-step, picture by picture instructions are intended to make each project easy to follow, cheap to make and will ensure that you get exactly what you want in the process. Don Casey was also the author of Hull and Deck Repair" and "Inspecting Fibreglass Yachts"."
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The skills required for top-notch canvaswork are astonishingly few, and canvas's potential to protect your boat and enhance your enjoyment of it is practically limitless. Here is all you need to tackle virtually any canvaswork project: sails and sailcovers, flags, dodgers, ditty bags, cushion covers, and awnings - including Biminis. It's clean, safe, and risk-free - and you'll save a bunch of money and get exactly what you want in the process.About the Author:
Don Casey credits the around-the-world voyage of Robin Lee Graham, featured in National Geographic in the late 1960s, with opening his eyes to the world beyond the shoreline. After graduation from the University of Texas he moved to south Florida, where he began to spend virtually all his leisure time messing about in boats.
In 1983 he abandoned a career in banking to devote more time to cruising and writing. His work combining these two passions soon began to appear in many popular sailing and boating magazines. In 1986 he co-authored Sensible Cruising: The Thoreau Approach, an immediate best-seller and the book responsible for pushing many would-be cruisers over the horizon. He is also author of This Old Boat, a universally praised guide that has led thousands of boatowners through the process of turning a rundown production boat into a first-class yacht, and of Sailboat Refinishing, Sailboat Hull & Deck Repair, Canvaswork & Sail Repair, and Inspecting the Aging Sailboat, all part of the International Marine Sailboat Library. He continues to evaluate old and new products and methods, often trying them on his own 30-year-old, much-modified, Allied Seawind.
When not writing or off cruising, he can be found sailing on Florida's Biscayne Bay.
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Descrizione libro Adlard Coles Nautical, 1999. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Used; Good. Codice libro della libreria 2012566
Descrizione libro Paperback. Condizione libro: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Codice libro della libreria GOR002439287