Bob Wightman

The Bowline

Attribute Notes
Strength 60%
Ease of Tying Quite easy.
Recognisable Average to Good - the main mistake that can be made is easy to spot as the knot simply comes undone.
Also known as
Usage Tying in to the rope.
Advantages Strong.
Easy to undo after loading.
Disadvantages Can work loose, especially if it is knocked when unloaded. Always use a stopper knot on the tail.
Not as strong as the Figure of Eight (but not much in it)