I’m missing sailing, but here are a few new knot tying ideas

Posted By on September 20, 2020

CoiledLineHangerMost people who enjoy sailing and undertake the sport/activity as a hobby, also enjoy learning how to handle the many sheets and lines (ropes) that are used aboard a sailboat. I’ve been sailing off and on my entire life and find myself relying on a few knots that I’m confident about. Oh, I also enjoy learning new and better knots and line handling techniques, but they all take practice.

Here are a couple from 101knots.com I’m adding to my “want-to-use-more” list … and it is going to take a little discipline to shift away from my old ways.



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