Tying Knots
Lesson Three


Join the Director of Maritime, Dan Goldbacher, aboard the Brig Pilgrim and learn how to tie basic knots. You will need a piece of line (rope) and patience. Follow his step by step instructions to get the basic knots down before you go sailing next! The skill of tying a great knot is essential to the life of a sailor and could be the difference between life and death aboard a Tall Ship. Once you have mastered the knots, learn more with out activity sheets. 

*This video was previously recorded on March 24 

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Grades K-2 

Grades K-2 Tying Knots Activity

Grades 3-5

Grades 3-5 Tying Knots Activity

Grades 6-8 

Grades 6-8 Tying Knots Activity

Grades 9-12

Grades 9-12 Tying Knots Activity