Speed Knots - Fast & Efficient!
"Knot tying. The fastest recorded time for tying the six Boy Scout Handbook knots (square knot, sheet bend, sheepshank, clove hitch, round turn and two half hitches, and bowline) on individual ropes is 8.1 seconds, by Clinton R. Bailey, Sr., of Pacific City, OR on April 13, 1977." --The Guiness Book of World Records
How fast are you? See how close you can get to the knot tying world record. If you have broken the record, let us know.
Give it a try, why not?
Here are the knots you need to know:
You may be able to improve on our techniques, but this will give you a good start.
The "Why Knot?" knot tying video includes almost 9 minutes of tips and ideas to improve your speed including 7 different methods of tying the bowline.