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Re: Best knot for headsail halyard?

Soft shackles if price and head banging are a concern. A halyard knot is easy to untie/tie. A bowline costs you 50% strength, but there really isn't an issue with one coming undone in this application.

I've been making some of these recently (but you need a dyneema halyard):

They also work great for sheets that are removed frequently.

Mark

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