Re: Best knot to attach a painter to a mooring ball?
Here's one :
Buntline hitch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Brion Toss has a locking bowline in his book,
Locked bowline pictured
Chapman Knots for Boaters - Brion Toss - Google Books
You could also use a double becket backed with 2 half-hitches.
Knot reference website: Rope Knots - Best Knots Animated and Illustrated
Fair winds & tight lines.
"The skipper should be the calmest person on board.
It is good for the morale of those around you. However, if everyone around you is frightened then be aware of the possibility that they know something you donít."
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Last edited by manatee; 08-31-2013 at 06:01 PM.
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