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How to Tie a Monkey Fist ???? ???? | Sailing Wisdom

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How to Tie a Monkey Fist ???? ???? | Sailing Wisdom

The Monkey Fist is a complicated looking knot, typically used for decorative purposes, but this knot has much more practical uses as well. Aside from looking cool, it adds weight and can be used to heave a line to shore to warp a boat into its mooring. This video shows you how to tie a monkey fist knot from beginning to end and as a special bonus, goes over some history about how this knot played a role in forming a commonly used phrase.


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