5 Ways To Sharpen Your Sailing Skills At Home
From knot tying apps to sailing simulators, there's plenty to occupy the land-locked or winter-bound sailor.
Untangling Knot Theory
If asked what the strongest knot is, the bowline or square knot might come to mind. Well MIT mathematicians used spaghetti, color-changing rope, and math to find out once and for all which knots are the strongest.
How To Splice Double Braid Line
Mooring warps, halyards, sheets, and plenty of other lines aboard all use double braid. Avoid weak knots by learning how to add an eye splice yourself.
This is the best way to finish the end of a line that's going to be subjected to wear. Here's how to do it.
How to Splice Three-Strand Rope
Boaters have been splicing ropes for hundreds of years and splicing rope is a useful skill. We show you how to master the art in a few easy steps.
Knot Too Shabby
Three essential knots every boater should learn; the bowline, fisherman's hitch and sheet bend.