Knots, Splices, and Line Handling

Knots, Splices, and Line Handling

by Charlie Wing
     
 

The essential information every boater needs—onboard and at your fingertips

On the water, when questions arise, there is no time to spend searching through an exhaustive manual. The Captain's QuickGuides provide all the answers—fast. Drawn from the world's largest boating library, each laminated QuickGuide presents 14 color panels of authoritative,

Overview

The essential information every boater needs—onboard and at your fingertips

On the water, when questions arise, there is no time to spend searching through an exhaustive manual. The Captain's QuickGuides provide all the answers—fast. Drawn from the world's largest boating library, each laminated QuickGuide presents 14 color panels of authoritative, concise information on a critical topic. This on-the-spot reference is ideal for boaters who need a convenient, accessible, and utterly streamlined information resource.

Designed for onboard quick reference each QuickGuide includes:

  • 14 panels of concise information yet has a folded size of just 4" x 9"
  • Hinged, laminated construction makes them durable and waterproof
  • Carefully organized and richly illustrated in color for instant, easy answers
  • At-your-fingertips format ideal for emergency situations

Just right for tight quarters, where space is an issue

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071423700
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
04/01/2004
Series:
Captain's Quick Guides Series
Pages:
16
Product dimensions:
4.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.10(d)

Meet the Author

Charlie Wing received his Ph.D. in oceanography from MIT, where he later worked as a research scientist. Since then his career has been explaining how things work—teaching physics at Bowdoin College, founding America’s first two do-it-yourself house-building schools (the Shelter Institute and Cornerstone), hosting a PBS series on energy conservation, and writing a dozen top-selling books on home building, home maintenance, and remodeling. Wing lived aboard a cruising sailboat for six years, during which time he wrote the first edition of this book on a solar-powered Macintosh computer. He is the author of four other IM books.

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