Know your knots! A solid knowledge base for knot tying will help you rig better and sail safer.

There was a huge response to our most recent trivia contest about the sheet bend knot, so we thought you’d love this skills-building website about knot tying.

Animatedknots.com is an absolute GOLD MINE for teaching yourself how to tie better knots. Nail the basics like a double overhand and a cleat hitch, then get to know more complicated knots like a soft shackle and an eye splice. All of them will help you be a better sailor. When sailing school starts again, you’ll be ready to impress.

Check out the boating knots and mooring tips here:

www.animatedknots.com/boating-knotsĀ 

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