This knot will be used in many of your starts for your lashings along with rowing, small boat sailing, pioneering, and first class rank.Read More
The figure-eight knot is a type of knot. It is very important in both sailing and rock climbing as a method of stopping ropes from running out of retaining devices. Like the overhand knot, which will jam under strain, often requiring the rope to be cut, the figure of eight will also jam, but is usually more easily undone than the overhand knot.
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How To Tie The Sheet Bend Knot
Step 1 - Put a bight in the end of the thicker rope and hold it with one hand.
Step 2 - Pass the end of the other rope through the bight. Then take that end around behind the bight.
Step 3 - Bring the end across the front of the bight and tuck it under its own standing part.
Step 4 - Tighten the knot by pulling the standing part of the smaller line.
This knot was used for centuries by sailors for reefing sails and tying things aboard ship. It is important to not use this not for tying two ropes together.
The following is the steps for tying the Square Knot... Just remember right over left, and left over right:
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Step 1 - Hold your rope at the ends
Step 2 - Do an over hand knot with right over left
Step 3 - Do a second over hand knot now with left over right
Step 4 - Pull the ends tight