Know your knots: figure eight knot

Find out how to tie a figure eight knot and take a quick quiz to test if you know what it's used for

Follow these steps to make a figure eight knot

Now that you know how to tie a figure eight knot, do you know what it’s used for? Click on the button below to find out!

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Quiz: Test your nautical knowledge



Your photos: cadets on parade

Cadets across the UK took part in events to mark Trafalgar Day, as well as an international unit.

Cadets give the thumbs up to getting out on the water

Your photos: summer fun

Cadets have been making the most of warmer, longer days. Here are some of you photos of boating and having fun on and in the water