By Des Pawson

With step by step colour pictures, the hugely visible Knots: the entire visible Guide is a transparent, accomplished, and useful advisor to tying greater than a hundred knots.

From identifying, utilizing, and preserving ropes, to studying in regards to the assorted households of knots — from stopper knots; binding knots; bends; hitches; loops; plaits and sennits; and splices and whippings — Knots: the total visible Guide is the last word advisor to tying knots for each social gathering, from open air use in a bunch of leisure actions, to sensible services round the home.

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Can be made larger by adding extra turns. Under Over Cross under Over STOPPER KNOTS Under Pull Pull Tighten to finish 33 BEST FOR SAILING 35 BEST FOR ... Sailing A good sailor only needs to know how to tie half a dozen basic knots. These knots will help to secure and control the lines, halyards, lanyards, painters, and sheets on yachts, dinghies, and other boats. 240–41 A versatile knot—the Bowline is often called the king of all loop knots. Easy to tie and untie, so is ideal for tying lanyards to fenders, sheets to sails, and making a loop to throw over a bollard.

248 Bowline with Stopper Difficult to untie under strain and can loosen when not under load. 38–39 A stopper knot with some bulk that is quick to tie. Ideal for stopping the end of a rope from running out through a block. Similar knots: An easy knot to untie, even if it has been under a lot of strain. 140–41 A quick and easy method of joining two ropes together. A Double Sheet Bend can be used to tie ropes of different diameters together securely. 144–45 Double Sheet Bend » Not suitable for joining ropes of different sizes.

Form loop Cross under Over STOPPER KNOTS 31 Under Pull Tighten to finish 32 Double Overhand Knot A secure stopper knot that is difficult to untie. 28–29). Can be made larger by adding extra turns. Under Over Cross under Over STOPPER KNOTS Under Pull Pull Tighten to finish 33 BEST FOR SAILING 35 BEST FOR ... Sailing A good sailor only needs to know how to tie half a dozen basic knots. These knots will help to secure and control the lines, halyards, lanyards, painters, and sheets on yachts, dinghies, and other boats.

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