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Knots, Bends, and Hitches for Mariners


Year: 2006
Language: english
Author: The United States Power Squadrons
Genre: Guide
Publisher: International Marine
Edition: First
ISBN: 978-0071463218
Format: PDF
Quality: Scanned pages
Pages count: 170
Description: A richly illustrated, easy-to-use guide to seagoing knotsOne of the most visible signs of good seamanship is the ability to tie the correct knot at the correct time, and fast. The essentials of the boater's repertoire are all here the Bowline, the Sheet Bend, the Clove Hitch, the Anchor Bend, the Cleat Hitch, etc. but so are such lesser-known gems as the Hawser Bend, the Cow Hitch, and the Buntline Hitch. The Jar Sling is perfect for that Chardonnay you want to chill by dangling in the water, and you will also discover the fascinating handcraft of decorative ropework, developed by sailors over the centuries.Suffused with a strong flavor of the traditions of the sea, perfectly balanced by up-to-date information on choosing and handling modern synthetic lines, this handy volume will keep you informed and entertained as you master the art of tying:18 knots tied in the end of a line6 bends for tying two lines together17 hitches for fastening a line to a cleat, post, ring, or other object8 splices9 decorative knotsU.S. Power Squadrons is the largest private boating educator in the United States

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