Posted on 26th Oct 2016
Knots are something we come across in everyday life, from tying your laces to putting on a tie, but what are some of the simplest, easiest to learn knots that can help you out while out camping, hiking, fishing or even sailing! Check out our infographic on some of the top knots for each situation, how to tie them and what you're likely to use them for!
With so many people feeling disenfranchised at work there are more and more stories surfacing of individuals and families alike. All of them sell their worldly goods and quit their jobs in favour of a life at sea. The main attraction of this life is freedom. You can go anywhere at anytime and there's no one [...]
With the Walking Dead Season 7 due to start in October, we decided to take a look at the possibility of an apocalypse actually happening and put together a guide on how to survive with the right equipment. So let's get into it!Accidents happen all the time and most of the time we're prepared for [...]
This post is going to highlight some of the most important and creative uses of Ropes, it is such a random topic and although not particularly cool it is important nonetheless. Ropes have been an essential component in innovation for thousands of years for a reason. We are going to explore alternative and creative uses [...]
When you think about outdoor survival skills, you don’t necessarily picture ropes and knots. One would much rather think about knowing how to get a fire started, build a shelter, find clean, drinkable water and the safe plants and animals to eat, or navigate using the sun or stars. You would be surprised to know that, when [...]
John Vigor's BlogJohn Vigor's Blog offers readers a truly expert insight into the world of sailing. John is the author of 12 books on boating, and one of America's best known boating writers; he has appeared in plenty of "top 10" lists in his lifetime. He boasts a 40 year career as a journalist, English born, but [...]
VECLRO is one of the most useful materials in almost every environment. Whether it’s using it around the house or to organise you at work, VELCRO will almost certainly come to the rescue. We decided to spend some time reading and collecting some of the most favoured articles, guides and resources from around the web, all based around how useful VECLRO can [...]