Knot Companion

Steve Judkins, Tim Davison

An essential guide to tying knots, covering the 10 knots everyone should know, plus coiling and throwing a rope and whipping.
Date Published :
February 2007
Publisher :
Fernhurst Books
Language:
English
Series :
Practical Companions
Illustration :
73 Illustrations, color
Format Available    QuantityPrice

ISBN : 9780470061695
Pages : 24
Dimensions : 8.75 X 3.25 inches
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$13.60

Overview
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An essential guide to tying knots, covering the 10 knots everyone should know, plus coiling and throwing a rope and whipping (stopping the end unravelling). This little companion serves as a great reminder of crucial information. It is laminated to stand up to frequent use and serves as a super aide-memoire that will fit into your jacket pocket.

About The Author
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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 competed regularly on the International Laser racing circuit in the 1970s and 1980s, and was on the podium for both the Open Worlds and European Championships and won the Masters European and UK National Championships during this time. He has won the British Moth national Championships four times as well as competing successfully in many other classes.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
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Round turn & two half hitches

Clove hitch

Figure of eight

Reef knot

Bowline

Bowline on a bight

Sheet bend

Double sheet bend

Fisherman's bend / anchor hitch

Rolling hitch

Whipping

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