Skipper and Crew and Knots


The most important knot is the bowline and I show you the only way it should be tied.

It's all in the mind - you will be responsible as skipper for the health and comfort of your crew, maintaining their morale and making sure they are briefed on safety aboard.

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Nine knots and how to tie them
Checkmark Checking for crew compatibility
The dreaded seasickness, how to deal with it
Checkmark Checklists to use before you go to sea
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Interactive international signal flags quiz

Contents:

Skipper and crew
Dinghy sailors as crew
Where to find crew
Racing is the best teacher
Crew trials
One hand for the boat
Building the team
What makes a good crew?
Boat organisation
Basic tests
Compatibility
The cruising crew
Comfort on board
Bunks and bedding
What to wear
It's all in the mind
Seasickness
Managing the crew
Maintaining morale
Safety briefing
Interactive international signal flags quiz

 

Checklists
Tools & spares checklists
Maintenance & repairs checklists

Knots and ropework
Bowline
Stopper knot
Clove hitch
Figure of eight knot
Fisherman's knot
Rolling hitch
Two round turns and two half hitches
Slip knot
Reef knot
Simple whipping
Eye splice
Square lashing
Diagonal lashing

 

Skipper & Crew & Knots develops the skills you will need to be a good skipper, selecting and training your crew members, understanding the terminology used aboard and able to tie the knots required in a seamanlike manner.

 

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