Reeds Splicing Handbook - Jan-Willem Polman


The difinitive pocket guide to rope-splicing techniques.

For any seaferer, splicing rope is an essential skill. But the traditional three-strand rope is fast dissapearing, so, how to you splice braided rope?

In this colourful pocket reference guide, Jan-Willem Polman selects the most widely used modern ropw-splicing techniques and provides step-by-step photographs and clear instructions on how to splice efficiently.

Learn why splices are better- and stronger - than knots or shackles for joining or shortening rope, and have fun along the way as Polman directs you through each step of the process. 

  • Eye splice in three strand rope
  • Eye splice in double braid polyester rope 
  • Continuous loop in double braid polyester
  • Other useful splicing techniques for all situations

Jan-Willem Polman is a sailor, author, entrepreneur and specialist in synthetics technology who runs courses and workshops about splicing modern ropes. He is author of Splicing Modern Ropes: A Practical Handbook.

122 pages