KNOTS IN USE — KNOTS, BENDS, HITCHES, WHIPPINGS AND SPLICES
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This book has become a best—seller among all knotting books of today. Though it is quite compact, the content is covering literally all most practical and useful marine knots together with the whippings, hitches, bends and splices used frequently by all seamen. It is showing the readers not only how to tie a particular knot or hitch but also how to use it in the most effective way.
One of the features of this forth release of the title is that it includes the QR codes linking it to the explanatory videos. The straightforward text prepared by Colin Jarman and excellent color images make this publication very reader—friendly and actually ideal for the crew members and students. It is definitely the must—have book for any person going to the sea. The recent decades have shown the significant developments in the materials and construction techniques and they still continue to develop very rapidly being driven by the very high performance needs of the maritime and offshore industry. The book starts with the chapter dedicated to the materials, including newly introduced ones, and their mechanical properties.
The main body of the document is arranged in three big parts addressing the knots, hitches and bends, then whippings and, finally, splicing. They are preceded with some general introductory information about the ropes and explanation of the relevant terminology. Needless to say that the instructions provided in the pages of this popular title will be of great interest to the working seafarers as well as to the seafarers of the future who are only making their first steps in the field.
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