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Heaving Line Knot

How to tie the Heaving Line Knot. This knot adds bulk and weight to the end of a rope making it easier to throw the line.

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Heaving Line Knot

Heaving Line Knot Tying Instructions

  • Double end of line.

  • Make 2 - 5 wraps around outside of both parts of doubled line.

  • Tuck tag end through loop.

  • Pull tight.

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