Ropes & Knots: The Final Chapter
Some more of the essentials
By Brian Minton
Ropes are essential to cruising life, but knots are the true lifeline of your boat. In this third and final part in our series on ropes and knots, we look at a few more easy and functional knots that boaters should keep in their repertoire.
Whether it’s tying off to a stanchion on the dock or some quick hitches to join a line, knowing the proper way to secure your boat is one of the best – and most inexpensive – investments you can make in your vessel. Familiarizing yourself with them is just a matter of spending some time.
For step-by-step photos on how to tie some of the most important nautical knots read the full article