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Useful Knots for Sailors

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I Literally Can 'Knot'

Are you a new sailor looking to gain some useful skills as we wait for the season to start? Or maybe a returning sailor looking for a refresher? Come join us for a lesson covering some commonly used knots for sailors.

This lesson will cover the following knots:

  • Square Knot
  • Figure Eight
  • Bowline
  • Double Overhand
  • Sheet Bend
  • Round turn and two half hitches

Participants in this lesson looking to follow alongside the lesson should endeavor to find something to practice with. What might you have around your home to practice tying knots with? A shoelace? A cord from an old hoodie? Get creative!

Event Sign Up

  • To sign up for the event, please visit: https://lessons.hoofersailing.org/event/73590. There is no membership requirement necessary to sign up!
  • This online presentation will be held on the Zoom platform.
    • Using Zoom is free. You do not need to install the app or create a Zoom account, but doing so may result in a better user experience. Please visit the Zoom website for more information (https://zoom.us).
  • Participants signed up for this event will receive an email from the lessons site on the day of the presentation containing a link and password for joining the meeting. Please keep an eye out for it.

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