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Synopsis:

From America's best-known knot authority, here is an indispensable guide to more than 100 knots. Whether you want to tie lines together, lash oars in place, attach a sail to a boom, or extend a towing line, the knot you need, with variations for specific conditions, is here. Along with the easy-to-follow line drawings, there's information on the uses, advantages, and disadvantages of each type; a glossary; and charts of synthetic rope weights, strengths and elasticities.

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ISBN:
9781588160188
Subtitle:
(A Chapman Nautical Guide)
Author:
Pilon, Gae
Author:
Toss, Brion
Author:
Pilon, Gae
Publisher:
Hearst
Subject:
Sailing
Subject:
Knots and splices
Subject:
Sailing - General
Subject:
LITERATURE - ESSAYS TRD PB
Subject:
SCI FI/FANTASY - FANTASY TRD PB
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Chapman's Nautical Guides
Publication Date:
20030630
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
all in 2-color
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in

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From America's best-known knot authority, here is an indispensable guide to more than 100 knots. Whether you want to tie lines together, lash oars in place, attach a sail to a boom, or extend a towing line, the knot you need, with variations for specific conditions, is here. Along with the easy-to-follow line drawings, there's information on the uses, advantages, and disadvantages of each type; a glossary; and charts of synthetic rope weights, strengths and elasticities.

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