Woodsman knot

Nudo del leñadorThe woodcutter knot is also known as timber hitch or knot stirrup. Its name comes from the use that gave loggers to drag the logs on the ground. It is a provisional tie knot that we will use to tie any object, such as logs, packages, boards or carry objects we desire.

We can also use it for rescue, whenever you make to safety.

Fugitive knot

Nudo del fugitivoThe fugitive knot is useful when you need to quickly unleash such a boat to moor or to rapid descents. This knot is undone by pulling one of the two ends of the rope. The other side will use it to descend safely to undo the knot.

Stopper knot

Nudo de topeThis knot is also called a double overhand knot is one of the simplest knots stop and acquaintances there.

As the name suggests is used as a stopper knot and is used regularly in rescue ropes or in combination with full knots such as the double eight in order to secure the knot.

Reef knot

Nudo de rizoThe "reef knot" or "square knot", was known at the end of the Stone Age and the ancient Greeks and Romans. Its name comes from using a rating given basically to connect two ends of a rope when reefed sail. and prevent it from becoming airborne. Today is possibly the best known knot population.

This knot is mainly used to join two ropes, provided they are subject to a constant voltage, otherwise the knot can be loosened easily. To solve this drawback is useful to combine this stopper knot knotted to prevent a cord from sliding over the other.

Simple eight knot

Nudo de ocho simpleThe name of this knots is given by its characteristic appearance. It is the most important stop knot for sailors and navigators and is used to prevent the ends are despasen of pulleys, grommets or eyebolts. It has a great advantage over the overhand knot, and that while suffering tension loosens easily.

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