Essential Knots Cockpit Cards


Your guide to tying the Essential Sailing Knots. Clear diagrams and a tough waterproof finish for use afloat or ashore.

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Cockpit Cards – Essential Knots

The essential sailing knots shown in this colourful and very clear Cockpit Card set are all that most yachtsmen will ever require. Most skippers would be delighted if their crew were all able to tie these knots.

Ideal for passing around the cockpit with a length of rope for a bit of practice while on passage or while having a glass of wine in the cockpit after a hard sail.

The crisp clear images show clearly how to tie these timeless classic Essential Sailing Knots.

  • Figure of Eight
  • Reef Knot
  • Clove Hitch
  • Round Turn and Two Half Hitches
  • Bowline
  • Sheet Bend
  • Double Sheet Bend
  • Rolling Hitch
  • Cleating

The set comprises of two double-sided cards, encapsulated and held together in one corner.
As with the rest of this series the ink used is light-fast and so should not fade in sunlight.  They are also heavily encapsulated to the same high standards as the rest of the series so will stand up to the harshest of treatment.

Practice breeds familiarity and it will not be long before your are confidently tying these essential knots.

Not only useful to mariners, these practical knots are also invaluable for divers, scouts and for anyone with an interest in outdoor pursuits or bush-craft.

This product can also be purchased as part of the popular Complete Set of Cockpit Cards.

ISBN 978-1-906594-05-3

Additional information

Weight .08 kg
Dimensions 25 × 17 × .04 cm

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