The essential knot-tying guide. Including 25 knots and splices every sailor should master.
This is the perfect guide to learn the fundamental knots and splices of sailing: for those who like “simply messing about in boats”, to those who just love messing around with knots.
-Three-dimensional animation that can be played in real time, slow motion, and controlled with a slider bar for easy understanding.
- Clear and detailed video demos of each knot and splice from the editors at Sailing World add another dimension of learning to the skill of tying a “Sheet Bend” or creating a “3 Strand Eye Splice.”
- Each knot and splice is fully described and its purpose and use clearly and concisely presented.
Includes the following knots and splices:
Alpine Butterfly Knot
Anchor Bend on Shackle
Bowline on a Bight
Double Fisherman's Knot
Rolling Hitch on a Rope
Whipping a Knot
3 Strand Eye Splice
Core to Core Splice
Double Braid Eye Splice
Double Braid Taper Splice
Single Braid Eye Splice
Especially created for those who know that a sheet is not something to put on a bed and a line is not something to hang clothes on. Anchors Away.
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Sailing World (www.sailingworld.com), the authority on performance sailing, is based in Middletown, R.I., and published nine times a year by Bonnier Corp. Sailing World is the #1 source of news and information on sailboat racing at every level, from junior sailing to collegiate, from the Olympics to the America’s Cup. In every issue, you get racing tips, tactics and techniques from the top sailors in the game, plus advice on the latest boat models and equipment. Sailing World is available in print as well as in digital formats for computers, tablets and smartphones. It is a must-read for sailors who race to win. To subscribe please visit www.sailingworld.com/subscribe.
About Bonnier Corp.
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