If you want to be a sailor, one of the first things you have to do is tie knots. Sailors must first master knot tying. Sailors use knots to tie the helm, to keep the sails up. If you want to be a true sailor then you must first master knot tying.
Which knot was best used to hold up the ship's mast?
What knot would secure a sailor in place as they climbed to the crows nest?
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