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Knots and Ropework

By Nola Trower

ISBN: 9781861263797
PUBLISHED: September 2000
PAGES: 128
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 235 x 165 mm
INSIDE: 100 black & white photographs and line drawings

Knots and Ropework is the ideal companion guide for all novice sailors and will prove invaluable as reference for the more experienced. All the major knots are included, such as the Bowline, Anchor Bend and Clove Hitch and some less familiar such as Constrictor Knot and the Jury Knot.

Topics include: knot terminology; rope materials and construction; whipping; seizing and splicing; decorative knotting and rope maintenance. Profusely illustrated with photographs and line drawings, this book is ideal for all those concerned with boats and boating.

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