Boating Tips: Tying a Bowline Knot
Find out how to tie a bowline knot, one of the most useful on land and water. It’s easy to tie and untie! Captain Keith shows you the proper technique and tells you a story to help you remember it.
Want More Boating Tips?As part of the MarineMax Advantage, our goal is to make sure you and your family feel confident and comfortable operating your boat. We support this with a professional orientation and free Coast Guard equipment with the purchase of a new or used boat from MarineMax. Once you're out on the water, we indulge your water gene by connecting you with events, destinations and information to enhance your boating experiences. Our video boating tips to help you continue to improve your boating knowledge from home.
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