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The Book Of Sailing Knots

Author : Peter Owen
ISBN : 1493036742
Genre : Knots and splices
File Size : 79.82 MB
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In recent years, sailing has undergone some revolutionary changes: Satellites and autopilots are now used for navigation. Artificial-fiber and wire ropes have nearly replaced natural-fiber ropes. But when it comes to decorative knotting, natural fiber is still the favored choice. This book is tops when it comes to learning how to master tying the most common sailing knots. With color illustrations and step-by-step instructions, the author explains how to correctly tie and use more than fifty knots―including stopper knots, bends, loops, and hitches―and in which situations each one is most useful.
Category: Knots and splices

Nautical Knots Illustrated

Author : Paul H H Snyder
ISBN : 9780071708906
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 67.9 MB
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"Its illustrations on how the knots are tied are among the best I have seen." Mariner's Log With nearly 300 superb photographs illustrating the "ins and outs" of the 20 most useful nautical knots and splices, this reissue of the critically acclaimed Nautical Knots Illustrated will transform any beginner into a boater who knows the ropes. Each knot or splice is presented on two facing pages, and an illustrated glossary and quick-glance overview of common linehandling commands are also included.
Category: Sports & Recreation

My First Book Of Nautical Knots

Author : Caroline Britz
ISBN : 9781510759336
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 41.68 MB
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Do you know what seamanship is? It's the art of making knots. But there's no need to board a boat to learn how to make sea knots. My First Book of Nautical Knots brings you eighteen knots to discover. Some are done in a jiffy, like the figure eight or the bowline knot; others require greater concentration, such as the slip knot or the bosco knot. Still others are so pretty that you can use them to make a jewel or a small decorative object. Ropework is an activity very popular with children, and My First Book of Nautical Knots offers beautifully illustrated step-by-step models of nautical knots that is sure to help parents and children to learn and master this craft together. As a bonus, My First Book of Nautical Knots presents the star of the playground: gimp stitching.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Complete Book Of Sailing Knots

Author : Geoffrey Budworth
ISBN : 1585740675
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 83.52 MB
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Sailing Knots is an invaluable guidebook for all sailors. Included are expert instructions on how to tie over 60 nautical knots; step-by-step color illustrations for every knot; and background information on the history, lore and accreditation of the knots. (7 1/2 X 10 1/4, 144 pages, photos, color illustrations, charts, icons)
Category: Sports & Recreation

Sailing Knots

Author : J. Altimiras
ISBN : UCSC:32106011393391
Genre : Knots and splices.
File Size : 40.48 MB
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Describes tools used for working with rope and demonstrates fifty essential knots, whippings, seizings, splices, and terminals
Category: Knots and splices.

The Ultimate Guide To Nautical Knots

Author : Skyhorse Publishing
ISBN : 9781510759282
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 62.26 MB
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A Practical and Visual Guide to the Essentials of Marine Knots! Every good sailor must know the basic knots, indispensable for his safety and life on board in general. This handy little manual offers you the opportunity to master the essentials of knot-tying, with clearly illustrated step-by-step instructions. The Ultimate Guide to Nautical Knots focuses on 22 vital knots, including: Bowline Figure Eight Knot Cleat Hitch Thief Knot This is a great introduction to the art of seamanship. Its simple and concrete step-by-step instructions will enable you to have a good time and have you tying knots in no time. The Ultimate Guide to Nautical Knots is a great introduction to ropework and a seaman's essential companion; make it yours, too!
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Knot Tying Bible

Author : Colin Jarman
ISBN : 1770852093
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 87.16 MB
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A guide to tying more than 70 of the most useful and dependable knots. The Knot Tying Bible is a complete guide to selecting, tying and using a wide array of knots, useful for everything from hauling logs to securing the canoe to wrapping a present. Beginners can master the basics before progressing to the more difficult knots. Experienced rope users can enjoy new knot challenges and discoveries. Using a dual approach of photographs and written instructions explaining step-by-step how to tie knots, the book includes: A comprehensive introduction to rope Material properties of rope types How to select, care for and store all types of rope Ropeworking terms Descriptions of rope constructions and outlines of breaking strains Information and ideas for using each knot Picture icons. A "hands-on" knot directory outlines the function and formation of over 70 knots and categorizes them according to physical properties, making it easy to find the right knot for the job at hand. The knots are set out in ten chapters includes: Quick-Tie Knots: overhand knot, cow hitch, figure-eight knot Easy-release Knots: the bow knot, the reef knot Hold-Fast Knots: the surgeon's knot, Klemheist knot Sliding Knots: slip knot, trucker's hitch, running bowline Loop Knots: Englishman's loop, neck halter, angler's loop Knots for Joining Ropes: Carrick bend, double fisherman's bend Shortening Knots: chain knot and sheepshank Weight-adding Knots: Stevedore knot, monkey's fist, stopper knot Lashings: Cross lashing, parallel lashing, transom knot Decorative Knots: the Turk's head and the true lover's. Knowing the right knot to use and how to tie it can make life easier -- and safer. The Knot Tying Bible is a timeless resource that will be useful just about anywhere for just about anything. An essential purchase.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Everything Sailing 2nd

Author : Michael Smorenburg
ISBN : 1580626718
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 44.89 MB
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A completely revised and updated edition of this practical, hands-on guide As anyone who has ever gone sailing knows, going out to sea is one of the more complicated -- and thrilling -- leisure activities one can pursue. Handling intricate equipment and navigating through choppy waters can pose challenges to even the most experienced sailors. The Everything "RM" Sailing Book, 2nd Edition, is a fun and handy guide to the basics of sailing on all levels. This easy-to-follow book walks readers step-by-step through all the techniques they need to get underway. This completely revised and updated second edition features all new, up-to-date information on: -- Buying a good sailboat at an affordable price -- Tying sailing knots -- Sailing in rough weather -- Passenger safety -- Navigation tips In addition, the book includes an updated glossary of important sailing terms, new and improved technical art, and a complete list of further readings and sailing references.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Sailors Knots

Author : W. W. Jacobs
ISBN : 9781473365063
Genre : Fiction
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This early work by William Wymark Jacobs was originally published in 1909 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Sailor' Knots' is one of the author's few full length novels. Jacobs worked as a clerk in the civil service before turning to writing in his late twenties, publishing his first short story in 1895. Most of Jacobs' work appeared before the onset of World War I, and although the majority of his output was humorous in tone, he is best-remembered now for his macabre tales, particularly those contained in his 1902 collection The Lady of the Barge, such as 'The Monkey's Paw' and 'The Toll House'.
Category: Fiction

Knack Knots You Need

Author : Buck Tilton
ISBN : 1599217597
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 55.26 MB
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With a full range of stoppers, bends, loops, and hitches, and extensive cross references for multi-use knots, The Knack Book of Knots You Need includes more thant 450 photos and instructions for knots you need for Camping Boating Climbing Fishing Decorative Knots in Action gallery
Category: Sports & Recreation

Sailors Knots

Author : William Wymark Jacobs
ISBN : CORNELL:31924013487586
Genre : England
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"Sailormen ain't wot you might call dandyfied as a rule," said the night-watchman, who had just had a passage of arms with a lighterman and been advised to let somebody else wash him and make a good job of it; "they've got too much sense. They leave dressing up and making eyesores of theirselves to men wot 'ave never smelt salt water; men wot drift up and down the river in lighters and get in everybody's way." He glanced fiercely at the retreating figure of the lighterman, and, turning a deaf ear to a request for a lock of his hair to patch a favorite doormat with, resumed with much vigor his task of sweeping up the litter. * Included in this volume are Jacobs's classic sea stories "Deserted," "Homeward Bound," "Self-Help," "Sentence Deferred," "'Matrimonial Openings, '" "Odd Man Out," "'The Toll-House, '" "Peter's Pence," "The Head of the Family," "Prize Money" "Double Dealing," and "Keeping Up Appearances."
Category: England

The Ultimate Book Of Knots

Author : Peter Owen
ISBN : 1592281605
Genre : Reference
File Size : 54.99 MB
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Presents instructions for tying knots for fishing, camping, climbing, sailing, and decorative activities.
Category: Reference

The Marlinspike Sailor

Author : Hervey Garrett Smith
ISBN : 0070592187
Genre : History
File Size : 48.48 MB
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Hervey Garrett Smith was the foremost marine illustrator of the 1950s and 1960s, and his wonderful drawings of traditional ropework quickly propelled The Marlinspike Sailor to cult classic status when it was published in 1956. With the addition of a section on modern, synthetic rope in the 1970s, its popularity has continued undiminished to this day. It teaches a few basic knots--the bowline, sheet bend, and rolling hitch, among others--and splices in three-strand and braided rope. But its real business is decorative rope and canvaswork--the traditional arts of the sailor--and here it has no equal. For a rope mat, a rope ladder, a sea chest, a ditty bag, a canvas bucket, a mast boot, and the best-looking rope fenders or heaving line in the marina, this is the book of choice.
Category: History

Knots And Splices

Author : Colin Jarman
ISBN : 9781408156254
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 69.45 MB
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Knots and Splices, first published in 1953, has been used by many thousands of sailors all over the world. The new edition of this much loved reference has now been completely revised to bring it up to date with modern developments. - Superb full colour photographs show the formation of each knot. - Refers to modern materials and their properties. - Covers knots, bends, hitches, loops, whippings, seizings and much more. A comprehensive pocket guide designed for anyone wanting to work with rope.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Des Pawson S Knot Craft

Author : Des Pawson
ISBN : 9781408156148
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This treasure trove of Des Pawson's personal ropecraft recipes contains projects ranging from bellropes, key fobs and fenders to mats, doorstops, knife lanyards and belts. The second edition has been expanded to include more of Des's enticing ropework projects. Along with fascinating tit bits of nautical history as background to the many projects, and guidance as to how they can be the starting point for many other items, Des gives step-by-step instructions on how to put these knots together to form the finished article, and provides advice on the size and lengths of the materials required - just as you would expect from a recipe book. With this book to hand, readers will have the confidence to start making desirable objects with knots because, as Des says, this is the book that makes all other knot books work! 'You'll certainly never look at a frayed off-cut of rope in quite the same way again.' Classic Boat 'A must' Waterways World 'A gem of a book' Canal Boat and Inland Waterways
Category: Sports & Recreation

Chapman Knots For Boaters

Author : Brion Toss
ISBN : 158816778X
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This classic reference (in print for almost 20 years) from one of America’s best-known knot authorities and professional riggers is as indispensable as ever. Whether you want to tie lines together, lash oars in place, attach a sail to a boom, or extend a towing line, the right knot is here, along with variations for specific conditions. The presentation is invitingly simple, with step-by-step illustrations and instructions that cover more than 65 knots, splices, belays, and coils, plus fancy work that transforms a plain knot into an adornment for handles and wheels. Author Brion Toss explains knotting jargon and encourages readers to develop a concise repertory of knots for their own day-to-day boating routines. In addition, there are practical tips on safe winching, proper tackle set-ups, and rope-end whipping.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Morrow Guide To Knots

Author : Mario Bigon
ISBN : 0688012256
Genre : Knots and splices
File Size : 32.89 MB
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Category: Knots and splices

The Complete Book Of Knots

Author : Geoffrey Budworth
ISBN : 0753726246
Genre : Knots and splices
File Size : 53.76 MB
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This text provides easy-to-follow instructions for selecting and tying more than 100 of the most useful knots. With knots for climbing, sailing and fishing, every knot contains information on its history and development, alternative names and its uses.
Category: Knots and splices

The 40 Knot Sailboat

Author : Bernard Smith
ISBN : UCSD:31822016272221
Genre : Hydrofoil boats
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Introducing the aerohydrofoil, a new development in sailing craft which makes possible speeds never before attained by any sailing vessel.
Category: Hydrofoil boats

Knot Tying Book For Everyday Occasion

Author : Garrick Boyd
ISBN :
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 69.55 MB
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Are you looking for that one book to help you perfect the knot tying art to enable you make several kinds of knots for different purposes, whether as a sailor, rock climber, fisherman, or camper? If so, then read on... Knot Tying Book for Everyday Occasion amazingly has all you need; tips, techniques, guidelines, and graphical illustrations needed to make you feel like you are in a classroom where the art of rope knotting is taught. Are you perhaps just coming across rope knots for the first time? Have you probably gotten intimidated by the way some rope knots are made? Relax and know what this art entails. Trust me; you'll love it and feel more confident afterward. What does knot tying entail? Knot tying is an art that involves braiding ropes in ornate designs and structures. Knot tying serves several purposes apart from those tied to decoration. They could be used as hitches, bends, loop knots, splices, and so on. So, linking threads together will create knots. This step is produced by linking the end of one thread line called the working end through a circular loop. Then, you draw it tight to get the knot style mentioned earlier. However, the craft got better and more efficient over the years, causing many people to take the art as hobbies and jobs. Whether you want to tie a knot for your rock climbing adventure, to tie your tent while camping, your boat while sailing, to tie your package, or even for your home décor and usage, etc., your ability to master the art of tying knots can be a life-saving skill that could make the difference. Below is a sneak peek into what you will learn; 1. The historical information of knot tying 2. Application areas of knot tying 3. Terminologies used in knot tying 4. Choosing the right rope material for making knots 5. Tips and techniques that will set you on your way to becoming a knot tying expert 6. Caring for your rope and knots the right way and safety measures to adopt when handling them 7. 25 everyday knot tying projects (such as fisherman's knot, camping knot, hiking knot, sailing knot, etc.) with step-by-step instructions and graphical illustrations to get you started 8. Knot tying mistakes and FAQs to help you fix your knot tying mistakes, including having pre-informed knowledge of the most frequently asked knot tying questions. …And a whole lot more! What more then are you waiting for? Grab a copy of this book RIGHT NOW
Category: Crafts & Hobbies