Bowline – “The Boater’s King of Knots”

Chris Riley by Chris Riley Updated on August 9, 2019. In marlinespike

If you’re only going to learn one knot this season, here it is. The bowline is a very versatile knot. It is used to form a temporary loop in a line which may then be put over a piling or cleat. It can also be used to attach a line to an eye. This knot wonÂ’t slip or jam and can be untied easily.

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