<b>Knot Know-How starts with the 10 knots everyone should know and progresses to:</b> <ul> <li>Hitches (attaching a rope to an object) <li>Bends (tying two ropes together) <li>Loops <li>Stopper knots <li>Bindings and lashings <li>Fishing knots <li>Fancy knots </ul> <p> Judkins then shows how to: <ul> <li>Seize two ropes together <li>Taper a rope <li>Coil and throw a line <li>Cleat a rope <li>Splice a rope </ul> <p>
Tools of the trade.
Choosing a rope.
Ten knots everyone should know.
Round turn and two half hitches.
Figure of eight.
Bowline on a bight.
Double sheet bend.
Fisherman's bend/ Anchor hitch.
Tying a rope to an object (with a hitch).
Stunsail halyard bend.
Tying two ropes together (with a bend).
Alpine butterfly bend.
Fishermans knot/ Englishman's knot.
Man harness knot/ Artillery loop.
Figure of eight loop.
Adjustable eye/ Standing eye loop.
Heaving line knot.
Bindings and lashings.
Trucker's hitch/ Dolly knot.
Shortening a rope.
Blood dropper knot.
Double fisherman's knot/ Double Englishman's knot.
Portuguese flat sennit.
Wall and crown knot/ Manrope knot.
Taking care of a rope's end (with a whipping).
Needle and palm whipping.
Making a temporary eye or loop (with seizing).
Needle and palm seizing.
Joining ropes permanently (with a splice).
Eye in baraid-on-braid rope.
Eye in baraid-on-3-braid rope.
Tapering a rope.
Throwing, cleating, winching and coiling.
Throwing a rope.
Cleating a rope.
Coiling a rope.
Series: Wiley Nautical
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 25th August 2003
Publisher: Fernhurst Books Limited
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 12.2 x 17.3 x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.22