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Knots to Know: Square knot

The square knot is useful for binding two identical lines or two ends of the same line around an object for light duty, such as when reefing a sail.

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How to trailer a boat

How to trailer a boat

Like driving a vehicle without a tow, learning to tow a boat trailer becomes intuitive with practice.

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