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Knots!

Chris Riley by Chris Riley Updated on November 23, 2019. In kids

Knots!

 

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Figure 8 Knot Is a stopper knot – it keeps the line from slipping out of things, such as a pulley.

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Bowline “The King of Knots!” Used to form a temporary loop in a line. (So you can throw it over a piling, for example.)

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Cleat Hitch For attaching a line to a cleat on the dock or on the boat.

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Square Knot For tying two lines together or tying something down.

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Round Turn and Two Half Hitches To permanently and securely tie a line to something, such as a piling.

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Clove Hitch To temporarily tie a line to something.
But be careful – it can come loose!
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