By Colin Jarman
Knots in Use is a bestseller among knotting books. A convenient pocket measurement, it covers the entire Most worthy and sensible knots, bends, hitches, whippings and splices used daily by way of someone going to sea - a special benefit.
It indicates at a look either how one can tie the knot, bend or hitch, and the way to exploit it so much successfully. As an further characteristic this new version now comprises QR codes that hyperlink to explanatory video clips - a true boon for rookies and specialists alike. Colin Jarmans user-friendly textual content and perfect color images coupled with on-line video demonstrations make this a truly effortless booklet - excellent for skippers, workforce and the various night category scholars who've depended on it through the years.
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