The running bowline knot is useful for kayaking if you need to lasso an object while kayaking. The running bowline know creates and open loop that will tighten around an objects.
Step 1: Create a large loop with the end of your line.
Step 2: Create a smaller loop within the larger loop you just created.
Step 3: Take the end of the line and bring it through the small loop you just created.
Step 4: Bring the end of the line back down through the small loop.