|Figure 8 Knot
Is a stopper knot - it keeps the line from slipping out of things, such as a pulley.
"The King of Knots!" Used to form a temporary loop in a line. (So you can throw it over a piling, for example.)
For attaching a line to a cleat on the dock or on the boat.
For tying two lines together or tying something down.
|Round Turn and Two Half Hitches
To permanently and securely tie a line to something, such as a piling.
temporarily tie a line to something.
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