International Guild of Knot Tyers

Knots in Use by Colin Jarman

Knots in Use by Colin Jarman

A&C Black, 2013 ISBN 9781472903457

All the pro or keen amateur needs to know afloat or alongside. This up-to-date yachtsmen’s and women’s handy reference book is clear (I didn’t need my glasses), on splash resistant paper, and modestly priced. Bill Beavis’ instructional drawings together with the author’s photo’s of the knots really in use on boats bring it to life. No quibbles over the choice of knots; newfangled sheath-&-core splices (including a nice simple wire eye, also rope to chain) are shown. Don’t cast off without it.