Knots Made Easy: The Fast Bowline

By: Cruising Tips, Safety

If you want to impress your friends here’s a trick for tying a quick bowline. With a bit of practice this method can be lightning fast.


Other Knots Made Easy

Bowline | Cleat Hitch | Clove Hitch | Figure Eight | Square Knot | Rolling Hitch |

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ez waldo
ez waldo
2 years ago

Why does he say turn your hand counter clockwise then turns it clockwise?

ez waldo
ez waldo
2 years ago

Why does he say turn counterclockwise then turns his hand clockwise?