41975Re: Anchor bridle ideas?
- Mar 7, 2013Carter - 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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