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HRMM Class: Ropework: Splicing, Whipping, and Making Grommets

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Name: HRMM Class: Ropework: Splicing, Whipping, and Making Grommets
Date: May 19, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT
Website: www.hrmm.org
Event Description:
The Hudson River Maritime Museum has partnered with the sail freight schooner Apollonia to offer unique classes at the Riverport Wooden Boat School while the vessel is at the museum's docks undergoing restoration work for several weeks in May, 2018.

Ropework: Splicing, Whipping & Making Grommets

Students will work with experienced sailor and knot enthusiast Christin Ripley to learn how to make eye splices for halyards and sheets, how to lay a grommet for rope strop blocks, and how to make proper whippings and seizings, including contrasting whipping to mark lines. All student-made products will be used on board the Apollonia. 

INSTRUCTOR: Christin Ripley
86 Rondout Landing
​Kingston, NY 12401
Date/Time Information:
Saturday & Sunday May 19 & 20, 2018
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM each day
Contact Information:
$190 for HRMM members (Household level & above)
$225 for non-members

Students who take this AND the Varnishing course on the same weekend will receive a discount. Contact education@hrmm.org for more information.
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