Bowline on a Bight

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“Bowline on a bight -- The first part is made similar to the [bowline knot] with the double part of the rope; then the bight a is pulled though sufficiently to allow it to be bent over past d and come in the position shown...It makes it more comfortable sling for a man with a single bight.” -Britannica, 1910




Encyclopaedia Britannica (11th ed., vol. 15) (New York, NY: The Encyclopaedia Britannica Company, 1910)


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