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post #5 of Old 07-04-2007 Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by Valiente
You know more knots than 90% of recreational sailors.

This does not surprise me. As is oft-related here: 90% of recreational "sailors" don't take sailing very seriously. To me: Learning how to do something, and do it well (hopefully - I'm kind of clutzy), is a good portion of the attraction.

Originally Posted by Valiente
I use a couple of hitches, bowline, bowline with a bight, a lark's head
"bight?" "lark's head?"

Originally Posted by Valiente
and a specialty knot I personally like called a Zeppelin Bend:

The Zeppelin Bend (Rosendahl Bend)
What a terrific knot! I love that knot . Thanks! (Am I turning into a knot knut?) It has been added to the list.

Originally Posted by Valiente
I suppose I should come up with better tripping ...

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