Class Overview

Knots and Brews | Seattle Central College - Continuing EducationThere are essential knots that all recreational sail and power boaters should know.

Learn how to tie knots while sharing local Ballard beer -- either Pacific Maritime Brewing or Bad Jimmy's Intense Ales -- at the Seattle Maritime Academy.

In this class, you'll learn how to:

  • Tie a variety of knots, including the bowline, clove hitch, round turn and two half hitches, stopper knots, reef knot, locking cleat hitch, cow hitch, and rolling hitch
  • Recognize the appropriate knot to use in various situations

Light snacks and non-alcohol drinks will also be provided.

You will take home 2 different pieces of line to be able to practice your new found skills!

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain experience with tying a variety of different knots
  • Know how to tie the right knot for the right purpose
  • Have fun!

Who Should Take this Class?

  • Recreational boaters interested in improving their knot tying skills in a fun atmosphere

All students must be 21 years or older, with a valid picture ID.

Session Details

  • Class ID: 5865
  • Instructor: Erik Davis
  • When:
    • Fall 2017 Session: 1 Thursday | 12/14/17 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Winter 2018 Session: 1 Thursday | 3/15/18 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Total Number of Hours: 2
  • Where: Seattle Maritime Academy | 4455 Shilshole Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107
  • Fee: $55
  • Additional Notes: Students must be 21 or older; picture ID required.
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