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Knots The Nathan Way

Everyone has their own way of securing lines on their personal vessels, and so do we! With numerous crew members, it is important for safety reasons that everyone is securing lines the same way. Here are links to step-by-step directions for tying knots the Nathan way:

HalyardTerminology

Bowline

Breast Line

Cleats

Clove Hitch

Fenders

Figure Eight

Halyards:

Sails raised
Releasing
Sails lowered

Main Sheet:

Coiling
Hanging coil

Pins:

Securing
Coiling

Reefing Points

Sail Ties:

Sail raised
Securing sail

Snubbing Lines