carrick bend

  1. a knot used to connect the ends of two large ropes or hawsers
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How To Use carrick bend In A Sentence

  • The most important use for the Carrick bend which comes to my mind is the is the joining of two towing lines or anchor cables.
  • Doing OK though, until I round the windward mark and discover that my mainsheet has tied itself into a triple buntline carrick bend double surgeon's clinch knot inside a double fisherman's alpine butterfly rolling hitch and so I am unable to sheet out and bear away. Proper Course
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