The Book of Sailing Knots by Peter Owen
How to tie and correctly use over 50 essintial knots.
In recent years, sailing has undergone some revolutionary changes: satellites and autopilots are now used for navigation. Artificial fibre and wire ropes have nearly replaced natural fibre ropes. But when it comes to decoratie knotting, natural fibre is still the favoured choice. This book is tops when it comes to learning how to master tying the most common sailing knots. With fully illustrated and step-by-step instructions, the author explains how to correclty tie and use more than fifty knots - including stopper knots, bends, loops and hitches - and in which situations each one is most useful.