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Old 12-07-2006
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It is good to have eye splices at the boat end to allow best utilization of the available cleats/bitts.

It is possible to use smaller lines if you adopt Navy practice and "triple up" when the boat will be moored for a while. I think that a single, adequately sized rope is easier to handle.
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