{Stus-List} Bowline's Only.- tips for going aloft

ray shibe rshibe at optonline.net
Thu Nov 8 20:30:44 EST 2007

    I'm sorry you get no sympathy when go up a mast with no beer and allow 
the captain to go ashore for two hours. There are things you do and things 
you don't do. That's almost as bad as fastening a snap shackle to to the 
bosun's, boatswain (however you spell it) chair. By the way my choice is a 
figure eight knot. As I told a friend, since I have to make the phone call 
when the shackle opens or whatever I choose the knot.
    Ray Shibe

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