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41975Re: Anchor bridle ideas?

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  • JohnF
    Mar 7, 2013
      Carter - Interesting idea, this is a new knot to me (now that i have googled "Alpine Butterfly Loop").


      --- In Sabresailboat@yahoogroups.com, Carter Brey <carter.brey@...> wrote:
      >
      > Why not put an Alpine butterfly loop in your rode just above the waterline?
      > Then simply fasten the distal end of your snub or bridle to that with
      > whatever you like-- a bowline, a buntline hitch, a becket hitch, an anchor
      > bend, etc.
      >
      > Carter Brey
      > S28-II Delphine
      > City Island, NY
      > On Mar 6, 2013 4:25 PM, "JohnF" <jl_folk@...> wrote:
      >
      > > **
      > >
      > >
      > > Any fresh ideas for making an anchor bridle?
      > >
      > > Typically we take a spare line and attach it to the nylon anchor rode with
      > > a kleimheist hitch or some fancy knot. I'd feel more comfortable with some
      > > kind of mechanical connection (gadget, caribiner, etc.) but these things
      > > only seem to be available for attachment to chain rodes. Has anyone come up
      > > with unique solutions or products I have overlooked?
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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