The following lists but a few of the common knots relevant to nautical activities. Readers are strongly encouraged to consult the references at the end of this page for more exhaustive lists.

Better know a knot you do not need than need a knot you do not know!

Sail Canada Basic Cruising Standards Knots

A Few More Practical Knots


Additional Resources

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