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Boating Knots Options

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Alpine Butterfly Bend Alpine Butterfly Loop Anchor Hitch Ashley Stopper Knot Bowline Bowline on a Bight Bowline, Running Buntline Hitch Carrick Bend Chain Splice Cleat Hitch (Deck) Cleat Hitch (Halyard) Clove Hitch (End) Constrictor (Twisting) Double O'hand Stopper EStar Stopper Knot Eye Splice Figure 8 Halyard Hitch Heaving Line Knot Icicle Hitch (Loop) Lighterman's Hitch Midshipman's Hitch Pile Hitch Rat-Tail Stopper Rolling Hitch Round Turn & Hitches Soft Shackle Soft Shackle Edwards Trucker's Hitch Stevedore Stopper Zeppelin Bend

Terminology Safety Rope Properties Which Rope Essential Knots About Contact Knot Store

Instructions: Move the mouse over the list of Descriptions. Each one corresponds to a knot. Click on the knot you wish to see. On the new page wait until the knot you chose starts to tie itself.

Joining Two Ropes

Make a Loop at End of Rope

Make a Loop in Middle of Rope

Loop Round Standing End

Attach Halyard

Secure Rope to Flapping Sail

Secure a Load or Tarpaulin

Secure Mooring Line to Dock

Attach Rope to your anchor

Stopper Knots

Slide and Grip (Friction) Knots

Weight a Rope's End for Throwing

Stop a Rope's End Fraying

Miscellaneous

Select the Boating Use You Need

The list above provides you with some of the items you are likely to need. Visualize what you would like to to do. Move the mouse over the items. Read the description. Click on the item you decide best meets your needs.

Related Knots

Several knots are grouped with cross links to aid comparison:

Each of these animations has an extra set of index buttons at the bottom right of the animation.

Disclaimer: Any activity that involves ropes is potentially hazardous. Lives may be at risk - possibly your own. Considerable attention and effort have been made to ensure that these descriptions are accurate. However, many critical factors cannot be controlled, including: the choice of materials; the age, size, and condition of ropes; and the accuracy with which these descriptions have been followed. No responsibility is accepted for incidents arising from the use of this material.

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