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Published by International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press .
Written in English


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Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7301290M
ISBN 100071463216
ISBN 109780071463218
OCLC/WorldCa61499999

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KNOTS, BENDS, AND HITCHES. All thumbs when it comes to securing your boat and gear? In this hands-on program, you'll learn to tie the most useful knots using the included step-by-step USPS Guide Knots, Bends and the materials home to practice the many other knots described in . Reliable bend used to join two ropes of roughly similar size. Secure loop in the middle of a length of rope. Excellent knot to attach an anchor line to an anchor. Makes reliable bulky stopper knot in the end of a rope. Reasonably secure loop in a rope's end - and easy to undo. Bowline relative, but a double loop in the middle of a rope. A guide to seagoing knots. This title helps you learn the art of tying: 18 knots tied in the end of a line; 6 bends for tying two lines together; 17 hitches for fastening a line to a cleat, post, Read more. Buy a cheap copy of Knots, Bends, and Hitches for Mariners book. Cobranded with one of the nation’s leading boating educators and richly illustrated with fine drawings, this handy little how-to has something for every Free shipping over $

All thumbs when it comes to securing your boat and gear? In this hands-on program, you'll learn to tie the most useful knots using the included step-by-step USPS Guide Knots, Bends and Hitches. Take the materials home to practice the many other knots described in the guide. The McGraw-Hill book Knots, Bends and Hitches for Mariners is also. All the knots, hitches and bends in the following pages can be equally well-tied in either the three-strand "laid" rope used for the illustrations or in modern synthetic lines in double-braid. I will occasionally remember to do so, but let me take this opportunity to mention that anytime a hitch or bend is finished off with one or two half File Size: 1MB. Knots, bends and hitches. 1. Overhand knot: It is used for temporary whipping and preventing the rope unreeving from the block and provides the foothold for the life line.. 2. Figure of 8 knot: Provide foothold on the lifeline of the lifeboat davit and with the keel grab line and prevent the rope from unreeving patent log with the log line.. 3. Reef knot: It is used to the reef point which is. Instruction Pages Stoppers Terminal Knots, Overhand-knot, (Flemish)eight and more bends To bend two lines -Knot, Sheet-Bend, Carrick-Bend, True-Lover's, and more Hitches To tie on an Hitch, Constrictor, The Eight, and more.

Product Information. Step-by-step drawings of 31 end-of-rope knots, 13 hitches, 4 bends, 6 splices, and 7 decorative knots Includes the core knots and splices a boater needs, plus others that are highly useful Spiral-bound to lie flat for knot tying W students annually members, the United States Power Squadrons is America's largest private boating educator. Leave a loop at the top, between the two Overhand Knots. 2. Insert your hands into the crossed part of the two Overhand Knots. Grab hold of the loop that goes with the opposite Overhand Knot and pull it through the crossed part. 3. Dress the knot by pulling on the . The Knots, Bends, and Hitches seminar is a hands-on "learn how to tie knots" program geared to a wide range of audiences. The kit comes with a copy of the USPS Guide Knots, Bends and Hitches for Mariners, a copy of the slide notes and a kit including a die-cut knot board and two lengths of line. Take the materials home to practice the many other knots described in the guide. The McGraw-Hill book Knots, Bends, and Hitches for Mariners is also included. What's included? Practical skills. Rope selection. Marlinespike seamanship. Rope versus line. Size. Parts of a line. Classes of knots. Line construction. Strength. Applications. Common.