Knots, Bends and Hitches Seminar


Knots, Bends and Hitches

All thumbs when it comes to securing your boat and gear?  In this hands-on program, you'll learn to tie the most useful knots using the included step-by-step USPS Guide Knots, Bends and Hitches.  Take the materials home to practice the many other knots described in the guide. The McGraw-Hill book Knots, Bends and Hitches for Mariners is also available. 

What's included?

  • Practical skills 
  • Rope selection
  • Marlinespike seamanship
  • Rope versus line 
  • Size 
  • Parts of a line 
  • Classes of knots 
  • Line construction 
  • Strength 
  • Applications 
  • Common knots for mariners 
  • Care and handling 
Knots, Bends and Hitches




How to tie knots



Approximately 2 hours


Varies; members get a discount