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This is the edition with a publication date of 8/1/2011.
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This handy pocket guide contains all the most useful knots you'll need whether on board or at the dockside. Each knot is broken down into clear step-by-step illustrations, with a photo of the finished knot and background information on its strengths, weaknesses and when best to use it. A perfect aide-memoire for experienced sailors, and the ideal learning tool for novices.REEDSKNOTHANDBOOKOverhand knots and hitches Figure-of-eight knots Bowlines and bends Crossing knotsWrap and tuck knots Other useful knotsWhether a knot is strong under load, quick to release, works well in wet conditions or with different types of rope or cord, you will be able to select the correct knot for every situation.This book is a treasure trove of knots - small, but packed with information!