Tagged: Ben Olson

Knot too shabby: Part 3

By Ben Olson
Reader Staff

Trucker’s Hitch

My shipmate on the Atlantic crossing (Gary Quinn) taught this one to me. It’s one of the most functional knots around, actually. The …

Bringing history alive

By Ben Olson
Reader Staff

For history buffs, there’s nothing better than watching history come alive. History will indeed spring to life on Friday, Jan. 11, with Living Voices’ production …

Knot too shabby: Part 2

By Ben Olson
Reader Staff

In this week’s knot-tying article, we’ll cover four more useful knots: the sheet bend, the figure-eight knot, the overhand knot and half hitch.

Sheet Bend

Love your neighbor in 2019

By Ben Olson
Reader Staff

If there’s one thing I learned after spending 25 days on a sailboat in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, it’s that I have no …

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