Sunday, July 2, 2017

No, this is never OK.

The AMGA may tell you a knot to secure the tail isn't needed on a figure 8, nobody will tell it isn't needed on a bowline.


  1. So what is wrong with the knot pictured? I cannot verify from this angle whether the knot is a correct bowline, but it does look like a bowline with stopper knot, albeit a poorly dressed one.