Knots and Splices

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Sheridan House, Inc., 1998 - Sports & Recreation - 64 pages
Even those who have difficulty tying their shoes will be able to tie Turk's heads when they follow the clear illlustrations and concise instructions given in this new book. Dozens of the most frequently used knots have been selected and explained, including reef knots, sheet bends, figure eights and more. Each knot's strengths and weaknesses are discussed and the reader will gain the important ability to select the right knot for the right situation.

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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.

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