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Knots, Bends and Hitches Seminar

Knots, Bends and Hitches

Knots, Bends and Hitches

All thumbs when it comes to securing your boat and gear?  In this hands-on program, you'll learn to tie the most useful knots using the included step-by-step USPS Guide Knots, Bends and Hitches.  Take the materials home to practice the many other knots described in the guide. The McGraw-Hill book Knots, Bends and Hitches for Mariners is also available.

What's included?

  • Practical skills
  • Rope selection
  • Marlinespike seamanship
  • Rope versus line
  • Size
  • Parts of a line
  • Classes of knots
  • Line construction
  • Strength
  • Applications
  • Common knots for mariners
  • Care and handling

 

Skills

How to tie knots

  

Time

Approximately 2 hours

Cost

Varies; members get a discount