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    DescriptionPractical step-by-step guide to tying knots - essential information for all sailors and anyone wanting to tie knots. The book gives clear, step-by-step diagrams showing how to tie knots, splices and whippings. Each knot is shown in stages, the use for the knot is given and the good and bad points are highlighted for each knot. * How to tie the 10 knots everyone should know * Other useful knots * Splices and whippings How to choose the right rope for the right situation

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    Knots and Splices
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Steve Judkins, By (author) Tim Davison
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 64
    Width: 110 mm
    Height: 164 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 82 g
    ISBN 13: 9780470059685
    ISBN 10: 0470059680

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.6
    B&T General Subject: 760
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Abridged Dewey: 790
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    DC22: 623.8882
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24490
    BISAC V2.8: SPO030000, SPO036000, TRA006000
    DC22: 623.8
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: WFC
    LC classification: VM533 .J79 2006
    Thema V1.0: WFC
    Edition statement
    Colour ed.
    Illustrations note
    col. Illustrations
    Fernhurst Books Limited
    Imprint name
    John Wiley & Sons Inc
    Publication date
    26 December 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Chichester, England
    Author Information
    Steve Judkins is a member of the international Guild of Knot Tyers. He is a professional sailing instructor and was formerly in the royal Navy, serving on HMY Brittania. Tim Davison is a highly experienced sailor, who spends much of his time cruising the Mediterranean.
    Review quote
    "Colour diagrams are used to show yachtsmen how to get knotted, step-by-step." (Yachting Monthly, June 2007)
    Back cover copy
    This beautifully-illustrated and very popular book covers the commonly-used knots and splices. Now in colour, it clearly illustrates how to tie each knot through the use of clear sequential diagrams and a step-by-step approach.Knots & Spices includes: the ten knots everyone should knowmany other useful knotssplices and whippingshow to choose the right rope for the jobthe use of each knotthe benefits of each knotwhere special care is needed.
    Table of contents
    Terms. Tools of the trade. Choosing a rope. Ten Knots Everyone Should Know. Round turn & Two half hitches. Clove hitch. Figure of eight. Reef Knot. Bowline. Bowline on a bight. Sheet bend. Double sheet bend. Fisherman's bend/Anchor hitch. Rolling hitch. Other Useful Knots. Carrick bend. Sheepshank. Constrictor knot. Buntline hitch. Surgeon's knot. Alpine butterfly bend. Fisherman's knot/Englishman's knot. Cow hitch. Cow hitch round turn and Prusik knot. Timber hitch. Marlinespike hitch. Man harness knot/Artillery loop. Trucker's hitch/Dolly knot. Marling hitches. Coiling a rope. Turk's head. Splices & Whipping. Eye Splice. Short Splice. Eye in braid-on-braid rope. Eye in braid-on-3-strand rope. Common whipping. Sailmaker's whipping. Heat sealing the end of a synthetic rope.