Sailing knots are a fundamental part of a sailing course and of the skipper exam, because on a boat there is always a line that has to be tied somewhere. Or lines have to be tied to each other. For every situation there is a perfectly secure knot, one that is easy to tie and easy to loosen. In this booklet the most important sailor's knots are explained through word and pictures. 75 black and white images show how to tie the nautical knots step by step. This is the optimal preparation for your sailing course and the skipper exam. The following knots are explained: Figure-eight knot; Square knot; Bowline knot; Cleat knot; Clove hitch; Sheet bend; Double Sheet bend; Round turn and two half hitches; Rolling hitch; Cleat with bowline knot.