Originally Posted by sailaway21
Sounds like the line was doubled up and then "served" and perhaps some decorative Turk's Heads laid on.
You got it...sans the turks head, though that would be a terrific addition! Not sure how he tied it as tightly as he did and then served it? I will try to get some pics of it, though we are headed out for a week on Wednesday and the boat is 4 hours from here...so it may be a while before I am able to do so...