Since the first boat was invented, from 7,000 to 10,000 years ago, nautical knots have been a necessary tool for sailors of all eras.
Here are a few of the most commonly used nautical knots.
Name of Knot
Uses of These Knots
- Anchor Hitch
- Clove Hitch
- Figure Eight
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- Attaches a line to an object
- Most reliable knot
- Attaches fenders to lifelines
- A stopper knot
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