Henley Whalers Knots - amended 9/6/2016
For appearance, convenience, and mostly safety, we really ought to raise the standard of the knots we use.
It falls to your elected skipper/bosun to see if you are willing to be educated.
Other Knots to Learn
How to learn them
Now the three
most useful knots for ordinary boaty use. They will enable you
to look quite professional in almost any knotty situation:-
When you have
mastered those, rather like "Buy-One-Get-One-free", you
will have already inadvertently learned these!
Ready to extend
In some situations,
it is useful to tie knots on-the-bight. For example
"Round-turn-and-two-half-hitches on the bight".
Try this excellent website - Animated Knots - Use it in conjuntion with my list on the left
Some other perspectives
of popular knots:-