Colin Jarman

Colin Jarman has sailed for nearly 40 years and been a writer and photographer for 30. Started as a staff writer on "Motor Boat" and "Yachting" magazine, then spent eight years as Features Editor on "Yachting Monthly" before freelancing for every major boating magazine in the world. He has written nine books on various aspects of sailing and seamanship, of which two have been top-selling books on ropes and ropework. One of these, "Knots in Use" is still in print.