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Stopper Knot - also known as the Oysterman's stopper, is a knot developed by Clifford Ashley around 1910.

Stopper Knot - How to tie a Stopper Knot

How to tie a Stopper Knot animated, illustrated and explained | NetKnots rope knots.

Reflections on a misty morning. Photo - Huon River Boats by Margaret Morgan on 500px

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Trilene Knot

Trilene Knot. The Trilene Knot is a strong and reliable fishing knot to join monofilament line to hooks, swivels and lures. The Trilene Knot resists slippage and failures and is an excellent and stronger alternative to the Clinch Knot.

Double Overhand Stopper Knot -  Easy to tie stopper knot at end of rope

Double Overhand Stopper Knot | Easy to tie stopper knot illustrated and animated

Easy to tie stopper knot - the Double Overhand Stopper animated and illustrated | NetKnots

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Essential Knots Infographic

Essential Knots Infographic - The Prepared Page

When working with rope you need to have the right knots for the job! The last thing you need in the middle of a crisis is for a knot to fail.

25 Things every sailor needs - sailing gear

25 Things Every Sailor Needs

25 Things Every Sailor Needs One thing seasoned deckhands know is that the ocean favors the well-prepared sailor. 25 Things Every Sailor Needs (and why) details what every sailor needs to have to be prepared, whether on a day sail or a circumnavigation. The book explains the reason you need exactly the right gear and how to recognize and choose gear that will stand up even in the direst of circumstances. Once you’re outfitted and ready to go, read Lance Gettler’s Ask Me Anything About…

How I Explain Sailing To Non Sailors.