What Sailing Knot to Know - Bowline
First in our series of "What Sailing Knots to Know" is the "Bowline". The bowline knot, aka as the "loop knot"...
Captain Big Beard and the Time Looters
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Pirates Treasure Cross Bones Padlock?
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A True Message in a Bottle Story
Every tall sails adventure perhaps has a message in a bottle tale, but this one really pulls at the heart in that it is true, and the event ...
Dolphins Surfing and Leading Boats
Surfing and dolphins go together! Dolphins are not only playful, but intelligent, so perhaps it was the dolphins who really invented surfi...
The Mermaids' Lagoon
He stood motionless, one hand to his ear. "Pirates!" he cried. The others came closer to him. A strange smile was playing about hi...
Great Nautical Quotes
"Ships are the nearest thing to dreams that hands have ever made." Robert N. Rose
Gasparilla Pirate Festival and Children's Parade 2007
In Tampa, Florida a pirate festival began in 1904 called the Gasparilla Pirate Festival , and the festival is celebrated each year. During t...
Pirates Attire, Clothing and Costumes
Well me friends, without proper pirate attire you may find yourself walkin' the plank! Arr! Here's some tips for pulling a pirate co...
Felix the Cat and Captain Kidd
Felix the cat is back in this cartoon to rescue his golden goose from Captain Kidd. Captain Kidd stole the goose that laid the golden eggs, ...
How to Tie an Anchor Hitch Knot for Sailing
When it comes to sailing, one better know their knots! The anchor hitch knot is necessary for doing just that - anchoring and attaching a line to an object.
Sail on over to Apparent Wind to view a very cool animation to see
how to tie an anchor hitch knot
If you prefer to watch a video for instructions with Captain John to tie the anchor hitch knot get a grip on this one:
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