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Preview: 7 Basic Boating Knots for Sailing — Taut Line Hitch, Cleat Knot, Sheet Bend, Bowline, Square Knot, Clove Hitch & Two Half Hitches

February 13, 2014

Geoff Kerr shows us the seven basic boating knots that sailors use for voyages around the globe.  These knots are part of our video on Basic Boat Handling for Beach Cruising, but we thought they warranted their own video as well.

Boating Knots Covered Include:

Taut Line Hitch 0:25

Cleating Off 1:21

Sheet Bend 2:05

Bowline 3:02

Square Knot 3:32

Clove Hitch 3:55

Two Half Hitches 4:17


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