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The Sailmaker's Apprentice: A Guide for the Self-Reliant Sailor
The Sailmaker's Apprentice: A Guide for the Self-Reliant Sailor
by Emiliano Marino
Edition: Hardcover
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4.0 out of 5 stars A good read; lots of details, May 19 2000
The book seemed quite comprehensive on the subject of sailmaking. A good thing, but it took multiple readings to pick out what I did need vs. what I did not need when I started making my own sail. Having compared the techniques in the book to what I have seen in use among most so-called "production" sails, it was obvious to me this book was written for an audience who appreciates attention to details. It's a book for those serious about their sails, not for those who want to put together a quick and dirty sail that will last them only a couple of seasons, nor is it for those expecting nicely laid out patterns to follow.

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