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2 edition of The kedge-anchor found in the catalog.

The kedge-anchor

by William N. Brady

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by The author in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • United States. Navy,
  • Navigation,
  • Handbooks, manuals

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVK541 .B817
    The Physical Object
    Pagination400 p. incl. illus., tables. front., plates.
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25312029M
    LC Control Number13010798

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This book is a fine companion for anyone interested in how large (American) ships were sailed in the midth Century.

The terminology is a bit different from the British, but generally similar. The illustrations are plentiful, though taking a back seat to Darcy Lever's "Young Sea Officer's Sheet Anchor", a British Sailor's Bible/5(7).

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The Kedge-Anchor's no-nonsense prose provided specific instruction for every aspect of sailing the great ships of the age — from knotting and rigging to blacking the guns, from stationing the crew to dealing with the direst emergencies.

The young sailor learns about stowing provisions, driving before the wind. The Kedge-Anchor's no-nonsense prose provided specific instruction for every aspect of sailing the great ships of the age -- from knotting and rigging to blacking the guns, from stationing the crew to dealing with the direst emergencies.

The young sailor learns about stowing provisions, driving before the : William Brady. The Kedge-Anchor's no-nonsense prose provided specific instruction for every aspect of sailing the great ships of the age -- from knotting and rigging to blacking the guns, from stationing /5(7).

Page 68 - The topsail-lift leads through the lower sheave, and reef-tackle through the upper one. The topmast cap is next swayed up by the girtlines, which are to be lashed well up to the topmast-head for the purpose.

Overhaul down before all the foremost ends, and secure them to the foremost bolts in the cap ; stop them to the centre ones, and also to the square-hole in the after part ; then. 8 uses for a kedge anchor. Most yachts carry more than one anchor. The main, or bower anchor, is usually carried on the bow roller or in an anchor locker and used for general anchoring.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Kedge-Anchor. A kedge by definition is a light anchor. The smaller the kedge the more manageable it will be in a dinghy, so you need to strike a balance between holding power and ease of handling.

A modern Danforth or Fortress anchor generally works best, perhaps a size or two smaller than what you might use as your main anchor, or bower. The Paperback of the The Kedge Anchor, Or Young Sailors' Assistant.

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