Every practical and decorative knot, function and origin.
Nigel Calder. How to maintain, repair and improve all of a boat`s essential systems.
A thoroughly practical, hands-on guide explaining in detail how to select, install, maintain and troubleshoot all electrical and electronic equipment
. It teaches a few basic knots--the bowline, sheet bend, and rolling hitch, among others and much more.
647 color photos describe in step-by-step detail how to tie 70 of the most useful knots.
Putting a knot in a rope seems innocent enough—until you realize that most knots reduce the strength of the rope by as much as 50%. Tight bends are the main culprit. Samson recommends that all ropes be terminated with a splice.
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