How to tie a Boat Knot (Bowline Knot)
Boat Knot/Bowline Knot Instructions
- Form a small loop in the standing part of the rope, and make sure the end passes behind the standing part.
- Bring the working end up through the loop.
- Continue around the standing part and back down into the loop.
- Tighten the knot by pulling the standing part and the working end simultaneously.
Boat Knot/Bowline Knot Common Uses
The Bowline Knot is versatile and widely used for creating a secure, non-slipping loop in the end of a rope. It is commonly used for tying the boat to a dock or securing a loop around a post or ring.