A new third edition of this popular knot book, it has clear how-to diagrams for easy reference and colour photographs to enliven the text. It will enable the reader to master over 50 of the most useful knots they will ever need.
The knots are divided into groups such as stopper knots, bends, loops and hitches, each of which is used for different purposes. The clear illustrations show how to tie each knot and for which situations it is most useful. There is a handy indication of which knots are easy to tie quickly in emergencies, and which work best with natural or artificial fibre ropes. Finally, there is handy advice on securing rope ends. Your literary boat crew gear.