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68 knots

Michael Robert Evans

68 knots

a novel

by Michael Robert Evans

  • 12 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Tanglewood in Terre Haute, IN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sailing -- Fiction,
  • Survival -- Fiction,
  • Conduct of life -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    When a group of teenagers arrives for a summer leadership program on board a sailing ship, the teens do not expect the counselors to bail out and the leader of the program to commit suicide, leaving them in command without money or supplies, needing to figure out how to survive on their own.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesSixty-eight knots
    Statementby Michael Robert Evans.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.E89221 Aae 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18002108M
    ISBN 101933718145
    ISBN 109781933718149
    LC Control Number2007009891

    Knot: The knot is a non-SI unit for speed. It is equal to one nautical mile( km) per hour, and approximately equal to mph (full name: mile per hour). Without standard abbreviation, the commonly used is kn, but kt and NMPH are also used. In the worldwide, the knot is popularly used in meteorology, and in maritime and air navigation. Buy 68 Knots: A Novel by Michael Robert Evans from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £

    What Knot? 2 It was tempting to entitle this, “Yet Another Knot Book”. Because that is all it is, joining a great many other books, documents, and web-sites available from throughout the world. But what I was looking for was something that had very clear diagrams, was downloadable for local printing. The Useful Knots Book is a no-nonsense knot guide on how to tie the 25+ mo Knowing how to tie knots is an important and useful skill, but some people get overwhelmed. There are many knots, far too many for the average person to remember them all.4/5(2).

    Knowing how to tie knots is an important and useful skill, but some people get overwhelmed. There are many knots, far too many for the average person to remember them all. Fortunately, being able to tie a handful of knots is enough to see you through. The Useful Knots Book is a no-nonsense knot guide on how to tie the 25+ most practical rope knots.   I am the author of 68 Knots, a young-adult novel about a group of teens who find themselves alone on a schooner off the coast of Maine for a summer. No adults, no rules. Just total freedom! I am also the director of the TeenUp Awards, which recognize teens for making a positive difference in the world. View my complete profile.


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68 Knots is a novel about eight very different teenagers who end up on their own for a summer, sailing in a tall ship around Maine coast. The good: I found the novel very absorbing. It had a very palatable feeling of the sun and wind and water and of a whole summer of absolute freedom stretching out in front of you/5.

68 KNOTS is a very fun read, and I really enjoyed it. The characters are interesting and diverse (although a couple of them have rather annoying habits), and the book is full of great details about sailing a ship/5(10).

68 KNOTS is a very fun read, and I really enjoyed it. The characters are interesting and diverse (although a couple of them have rather annoying habits), and the book is full of great details about sailing a ship.5/5(3).

69 Knots is a great book for older students, becuase it shows them how kids can get along without an adult to watch them. It also teaches them about leadership and friendship.

Read full review. Other editions - View all. 68 Knots Michael Robert Evans No preview available - Bibliographic information. Title: 68 Knots: A Novel: Author. The 68 knots do not refer to speed at all, but rather to the 68 knots tied in sections of rope that designate the number of days of freedom these kids have to work with once they decide to continue on their own.

A more inventive yarn I have not read. What unfolds is a novel about adventure, exploration, self-discovery, teamwork and mystery. Yet the mathematical theory of knots quickly leads to deep results in topology and geometry. "The Knot Book" is an introduction to this rich theory, starting with our familiar understanding of knots and a bit of college algebra and finishing with exciting topics of current research.

"The Knot Book" is also about the excitement of doing s:   The book goes over a fair amount of useful knots, sorted by category, and also mentions the right application for each knot, which I think is very important. Most of the instruction on tying the particular knot comes from the illustrations which are very colorful and easy to s: Something traveling at one knot is going about land miles per hour.

A mile per hour is a unit of speed commonly used in the United States. It is equal to exactly kilometers per hour. A knot is a unit of speed, equal to one nautical mile per hour. Something traveling at one knot is going about land miles per hour.

68 KNOTS is a very fun read, and I really enjoyed it. The characters are interesting and diverse (although a couple of them have rather annoying habits), and the book is full of great details about sailing a ship/5.

Knots to join line are good for retying broken lines and to join a leader to the end of the line. BLOOD KNOT –This knot requires five turns of line, with each tag end around the overlapped standing end of line.

This is easy to do by making one series of turns and tucking the tag end between the two lines and then repeating with the second line. "68 KNOTS isa very fun read, and I really enjoyed it. The characters are interesting and diverse, and the book is full of great details about sailing a ship.

Even though the crew of the (ship) gets into some prettysticky situations, anyone who reads this is bound to want to go out andexperience the same summer at sea as these kids - I know I do Author: Michael Robert Evans.

68 KNOTS is a very fun read, and I really enjoyed it. The characters are interesting and diverse (although a couple of them have rather annoying habits), and the book is full of great details about sailing a ship/5(3). The Square Knot (Reef Knot) and Sheet Bend are the two basic methods of joining two ropes; and the Figure 8 underlies many other important knots.

Confusion. The terms Overhand Knot, Half Hitch, and Half Knot are often confused and frequently used as though they are interchangeable. Similarly with the Slip Knot and Noose. Their importance and. Get this from a library. 68 knots: a novel.

[Michael Robert Evans] -- When a group of teenagers arrives for a summer leadership program on board a sailing ship, the teens do not expect the counselors to bail out and the leader of the program to commit suicide, leaving.

Square Knot The square knot is used as a binding knot for such things as clamping a pad on a wound, tying a gathering rope on the male end of an extension cord, or as a shoestring knot. The bowknot we all use to tie our shoes with is really just a double slipped square knot. The books say not to use the square knot.

The history of the United States Coast Guard goes back to the United States Revenue Cutter Service, which was founded on 4 August as part of the Department of the Revenue Cutter Service and the United States Life-Saving Service were merged to become the Coast Guard per 14 U.S.C.

§ 1 which states: "The Coast Guard as established Janushall be a military service. We’ve Got the Knots. Animated Knots by Grog is the web’s #1 site for learning how to tie knots. From Boating Knots, Fishing Knots and Climbing Knots to tying a tie, or even Surgical Knots — we’ve got it covered.

Follow along as ropes tie themselves, showing just the essential steps, so you can master a knot. R.D. Laing's new book marks a fascinating departure—in form and content—from his previous works.

Knots is unlike any other book, consisting of a series of powerful, witty, unexpected dialogue-scenarios that can be read as poems or brief plays, each complete in itself. Each chapter describes a different kind of relationship—the "knots" of the title—bonds of love, dependency/5().

Get this from a library. 68 knots: a novel. [Michael Robert Evans] -- After the sailing camp owner's suicide, eight teens find they have a boat to themselves. The 68 days of summer remaining are full of memorable events: encounters with wildlife and people, yacht.

Something traveling at one knot is going about land miles per hour. A meter per second is a unit of speed. One meter per second is exactly kilometers per hour, or about miles per hour.books that will feed your "K.A.S." (Knot Acquisition Syndrome)!

ABOK (The Ashley Book Of Knots), Clifford Ashley Doubleday books, (ISBN ) "The Old Testament Of Knotting" EFKR (The Encyclopedia Of Knots And Fancy Ropework), Raoul Graumont and .What is 68 miles per hour in knots?

68 mph to knots conversion. From. To. swap units ↺ Amount. 68 Miles per Hour = Knots (rounded to 8 digits) Display result as. A mile per hour is a unit of speed commonly used in the United States.

It is equal to exactly kilometers per hour.