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  • Meantime, the crew driven from the forward part of the ship by the perilous seas that burstingly broke over its bows, stood in a line along the bulwarks in the waist; and the better to guard against the leaping waves, each man had slipped himself into a sort of bowline secured to the rail, in which he swung as in a loosened belt.
  • A five year old teaching the adults how to tie a bowline is a sight to behold !
  • Knots, including bowline, figure of 8, clove hitch, Italian hitch, prussik, double fisherman 's.
  • I used a bowline ' cos it 's compact and secure.
  • Attach a rope to the harness using either a figure of eight or a bowline knot.

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