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Sailing Knot Secrets – 10 Seconds to Safer Sailing Knots!

A turn (left) allows the knot to slide along a rail, lifeline, or piling. Make a full round turn (right) <i>before</i> you tie a slippery knot like the bowline.

It’s amazing what a difference a properly tied knot can make, but even the best of us make mistakes now an again. Captain John from www.skippertips.com gives us some surefire ways to make sure our knots stay tight. How many … Continue reading

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