The Complete Book of Sailing Knots

The Complete Book of Sailing Knots

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"The Complete Book of Sailing Knots" provides easy-to-follow instructions for selecting and tying more than one hundred of the most useful sailing and boating knots. Each knot entry contains a brief introduction to the history and development of the knots, alternate names, and practical advice on when and where each knot should be used.Color illustrations guide you step-by-step through the stages of tying each knot correctly and safely. Distinctive symbols provide a condensed, at-a-glance key to all the suitable uses of a particular knot from the Bowline -- the king of knots -- to the industrial-strength applications of the Zeppelin Bend and the practical simplicity of the Fisherman's Knot.In addition to knot-tying techniques, "The Complete Book of Sailing Knots" contains a comprehensive glossary of terms to guide you through the complexities of different rope types and help you choose the right rope for a given task.show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 193.04 x 261.62 x 12.7mm | 476.27g
  • ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
  • The Lyons Press
  • Guilford, United States
  • English
  • 2-colour illustrations
  • 1585740675
  • 9781585740673

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"One of the best...includes more than 60 nautical knots and their appropriate applications." --"Boating World "show more

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