Friday, January 3, 2020

How strong is your favorite knot? MIT Scientists Invent New Rope Fibers To Study Knots

  How secure is your favorite knot? “Although knots have been around for thousands of years,”  says applied mathematician Vishal Patil of MIT, “not much is known about why they...

January 3, 2020
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Monday, September 24, 2018
Monkey Fist on ship

How To Learn To Tie ANY Knot

  In today’s episode of The REAL gCAptain Podcast we teach you how to master any knot and remember it for life! Material Needed: A great knot book or Grogs...

September 24, 2018
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Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Knots Tying Tutorial

Looking for a good knot tying tutorial? Then Animated Knots by Grog is the place to visit. While SUNY Maritime instructor GPS is famous for saying “You can do anything...

November 17, 2010
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Saturday, January 24, 2009

Knots – How To Tie A Monkey’s Fist And Heave A Line

From waking up and tying your shoelaces to riding a bosun’s chair, learning how to handle line aboard ship is a steep curve.  One of the most difficult tasks for...

January 24, 2009
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Thursday, October 23, 2008

The Science Of Knots

Photo by AMagill We all know the basics of knots. They rely on friction to cinch against themselves or an object, they reduce the breaking strength of a line and...

October 23, 2008
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