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Knots & Splices

$17.99

This book has been used by many thousands of sailors all over the world. The new edition of this much loved reference has now been completely revised to bring it up to date with modern developments.

Description

By Cyrus Day. Paperback, 107mm x 152mm, 64 pages, full colour photographs.

“Knots and Splices” is the bestselling truly pocket-sized book on rope and wire work, splices, and all types of knots, and has been continuously in print for almost 50 years. It has become the basic handbook showing how to tie the most useful and indispensable knots, bends and splices and has sold worldwide to sailors, campers, scouts, climbers, fishermen and outdoors people. Each straightforward explanation of how to achieve the knot or splice is accompanied by clear colour photographs of each stage, making learning easy. Thoroughly revised and updated by Colin Jarman, author of the highly successful “Knots in Use” for sailors, this book is essential for anyone interested in learning how to tie knots simply and quickly.

  • Author: Cyrus L Day, revised by Colin Jarman
  • Publisher: Adlard Coles Nautical
  • Publication details: Paperback, 152 mm X 107 mm
  • ISBN: 9780713677485

“Knots & Splices”, first published in 1953, has been used by many thousands of sailors all over the world. The new edition of this much loved reference has now been completely revised to bring it up to date with modern developments.

  • Superb full colour photographs show the formation of each knot.
  • Refers to modern materials and their properties.
  • Covers knots, bends, hitches, loops, whippings, seizings and much more.

A comprehensive pocket guide designed for anyone wanting to work with rope.