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a loop knot that neither slips nor jams

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So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour.
So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails.
Founded in 1844, its oak-panelled trophy room seems a little plush for me to learn my ports from my starboards and my deals Glasgow July 17, the board bowlines from my clove hitches but the nautical trinkets and claret jug trophies give me a sense of the club's history and grandeur, while spurring me on to do my best on the water.
All of this comes wrapped in a swathe of bowlines and acres of outside rigging for the sails.
Boelkow carries several bowlines, including PSE, Hoyt and G5.
Defending the abolition of teaching kids how to tie sheepshanks, bowlines, halfhitches and all those other useful knots, the Scout Association says the movement is "very different" from the days when its founder Robert Baden-Powell wrote a section in his book Scouting for Boys entitled "Saving Lives with Knots."
One of the first things I learned in the film industry was how to tie a knot: bowlines, trucker's hitches, you name it.
An equal number was picked up by the cutter's crew, using everything from bowlines to fire hoses in the rescue.
Cevat Sakir Kabaagacli (The Fisherman of Halicarnassus), Aganta Burina Burinata (1945; Haul out the bowlines)
For more information: Wood County Historical Center and Museum, Adam Phillips Park, 13660 County Home Rd., Bowlines, Green, OH 43402; (419) 352-0967; e-mail: wchc.asst@wcnet.org www.woodcountyhistory.