Learn how to tie a Cleat Hitch Dock Line (Deck). The Cleat Hitch is one of the best ways to tie a boat to a dock. It is a quick and easy method of tying a rope to a cleat on a dock or boat that is also easy to untie.
Learn how to tie the Stevedore Stopper Knot- a reliable moderately bulky stopper knot. It is an excellent knot to use when setting a tarp – it can be used to secure an end that has been passed through a grommet.
An unattached rope is best stored in a neat coil so that it can be used quickly and easily without tangles or twists. This technique of coiling a rope is known as both a Buntline Coil and a Gasket Coil.
Also called the Taut-line hitch, Adjustable hitch, Rigger's hitch, Tent-line hitch, and Tent hitch, the Midshipman's Hitch is an excellent knot to create an adjustable loop at the end of a rope. The knot can be slid up and down...