What knot is appropriate for sailing? Camping? How about around the house? Whether you are a sailor, Eagle Scout, or Joe Homeowner—expert or beginner—this guide will come in handy. Step-by-step illustrations show you how to easily tie more than 50 practical knots from the Cow Hitch (used to tether livestock) to the Fisherman's Bend (used to moor boats to the dock).
·Types of knots: stopper knots, hitches, loops, bends, running knots, shortenings, and fishing knots
·Each knot is accompanied by symbols that show how it can be used (i.e. for camping, climbing, sailing, fishing)
·Advice on selecting the correct knot for a particular task
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