Nautical Knots Illustrated
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Beschreibung""Its illustrations on how the knots are tied are among the best I have seen.""--"Mariner's Log"
With nearly 300 superb photographs illustrating the "ins and outs" of the 20 most useful nautical knots and splices, this reissue of the critically acclaimed "Nautical Knots Illustrated "will transform any beginner into a boater who knows the ropes. Each knot or splice is presented on two facing pages, and an illustrated glossary and quick-glance overview of common linehandling commands are also included.
InhaltsverzeichnisAcknowledgmentsIntroductionSynthetic Fabrics Used in RopeRope Care and SafetyRope ConstructionExplanation of Procedure and Terms UsedKnots Used on BoardFigure-of-Eight Overhand KnotMaking Fast to a CleatHalf HitchTwo Half HitchesReef KnotClove Hitch (Crossing)Clove Hitch (Temporary)Rolling Hitch Becket HitchStarting TechniqueSheet BendBowline (Fixed Loop)Bowline (Around Fixed Object)Carrick BendBowline in a BightDraw HitchConstrictorTrucker's HitchTowboat HitchEye Splice (Three-Stranded)All About CoilsHow to Make Coils SafeCommon CoilCleat CoilGasket CoilStowage CoilUtility Line StowageModern Deck HardwareWinchesOverriding TurnsSheet Winches, Hauling InHalyard Drum Winches, Hoisting<h3Sheet Winch--Paying Out
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Pressestimmen"The book's clear, sequential photographs include all the basics, including bends, splices, and line-handling tips." - Ocean Navigator "Teaches the 20 most useful knots and splices with wonderful step-by-step photographs. Almost every knot is pictured on two facing pages, so the entire sequence is right before you." - The Ensign "Its illustrations on how the knots are tied are among the best I have seen." - Mariner's Log "More than knots, [this book] is about rope and its uses on boats." - Dockside "This is a book for beginners - and a fine one at that." - Cruising Club News
Untertitel: 2 Rev ed. illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: International Marine Publishing Co
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2002
Seitenanzahl: 96 Seiten