How to tie knots

How to tie knots

How to tie knots poster. Can you tie knots? Or can you knot? (Sorry, not sorry)

Whether you are an instructor teaching the beginner levels, or have just started doing watersports yourself, this poster displays the basic knots in a clear, understandable way.

The diagrams show how to tie the main starter knots and techniques that most boaters will need when they are starting out. There are also some examples of use and pros / cons.

poster EXPLAINS:
  • Figure 8 knot
  • Round turn and 2 half hitches
  • Bowline
  • Reef knot
  • Clove hitch
  • How to tie around a cleat - 3 ways
  • How to do a basic coil with slip knot.
Download includes:

1 x Full colour Infographic - screen only, however can be printed onto two A4 sheets.

related resources

Related resources on Knots:

For more knots theory resources, try our How many knots activity - great for young children (even with no knot knowledge) and our Which Knot? activity which asks students to decide which knot they would use in different situations.

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  • Create Date 02 February, 2021
  • Last Updated 02 February, 2024