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Essential Knots The Step-by-Step Guide to Tying the Perfect Knot for Every Situation by

Essential Knots The Step-by-Step Guide to Tying the Perfect Knot for Every Situation


Essential Knots The Step-by-Step Guide to Tying the Perfect Knot for Every Situation by

A practical and stylish illustrated guide, Essential Knots shows how to tie each knot, step-by-step, with expert guidance on which knot to tie when and why. Each knot is categorised by its use in a particular sport or hobby, with a brief explanation as to why it is the best knot for the job. Whilst some knots have a very specific use, the book also contains knots with many practical applications across a broad range of activities, as well as ornamental knots and trick knots. And there is a length of practice cord so that readers can try the knots for themselves. Includes: - Everyday knots - Sailing knots - Fishing knots - Camping knots - Climbing knots - Caving knots - Pioneering knots - Ornamental knots - Trick knots The uses for each knot are described and each is rated for its level of difficulty. Clear, uncomplicated photographs show the required steps to tie each knot, and there is also a picture of the finished knot put to use.


'THE step-by-step guide to tying the perfect knot for every situation.' * All at Sea (January 2011) * 'this is a knots book with a difference' * Canal Boat (March 2011) * 'This hardback book is a practical and stylish illustrated guide to the essential knots...For the boater or the outdoor enthusiast, it is a very useful resource.' * Boat Mart (April 2011) * You've asked for more Scouting skills to teach yourself, and a new book gives the bare essentials, as well as some tricks, to turn you from knot novice into rope master. * (Summer 2011) *'

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Publication date

4th January 2011


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Adlard Coles Nautical an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC


144 pages


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