Sea Scout Ship 502

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Feb 15 Program: Ornamental Ropework- Given by Kim

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If you couldn’t come to the Monday meeting, here’s what we learned:

(click on the images to make them bigger)

Turk’s Head

Turk’s Heads are used for decoration. They can be tied around something in a tube shape or flattened into a coaster-like shape (pictured top right).

Monkey’s Fists are used when heaving a line. The knot makes the end of the line heavier which allows the line to be thrown farther and more accurately hit its target.


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February 16, 2010 at 19:16

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