Sailing Knots: Stoppers, Bindings and Shortenings; Single, Double and Triple Loops; Bends; Hitches; Other Useful Knots; by Geoffrey Budworth lands on the shelves of my shop, where it will be found in my Sport Sailing section.
London: Hamlyn, 2000, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Diagrams; Photographic end papers & blanks;
From the cover: A practical guide to more than 60 essential nautical knots for sailors at all levels, Sailing Knots offers clear illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions for tying everything from a basic reef knot to an ornate Turks Head. It includes an at-a-glance guide to the uses of each knot, along with knot tying terms, tips and techniques. There are sections on fundamental sailing knots, bends and hitches, splices, whippings and coiling. Also featured is the history and lore of all the knots a sailor needs to master, whether under sail or power, racing or cruising.
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper pulled at the foot of the upper panel otherwise a very well presented copy.
Matching Pictorial boards with Dark Blue titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 144 pages. Index. Bibliography. 10½” x 8″.