Going on the Account: Battening Down the Hatches Smartly

With the warm weather on us, I ended up in the park with my son tying the line to the kite he was going to fly, and the question of knots came up.  When he asked me how many I knew, I had to admit, to my shame, that it’d been too long since I had to secure a line with anything beyond a square not.

 

Thankfully, he’s a very forgiving child, and he didn’t hold against me having forgotten the ropes.  All the same, I found the site for Grog’s Animated Boating Knots, bookmarked it and made it part of my roll.  Because, you never know when you may need to cleat hitch…

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