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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,
Chapman Knots for Boaters:Amazon:Books Chapman Knots for Boaters:Amazon:Books



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.
Gary

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