Choosing The Right Rope
Like many other boating products, rope is not a static commodity, but is still evolving and improving. When you buy, read the latest product information. Most boaters will use either one form or another of nylon and perhaps also polypropylene.
Boat Knots: Gripping Hitches
Gripping hitches transfer tension from one line to another. Learning one might save your boat someday. It will certainly save your back!
Everyone can use a refresher on how to tie a line, and how to coil a line — so that everything stays secure and neat.