Originally Posted by Seaworthy Lass
I firmly believe an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure
. Our main halyard
has always had a double overhand, I just wouldn't trust a figure 8 here, it shakes loose too easily.
I should have mentioned this is what I use for the jib sheets
. The main halyard
uses the double-overhand, as do all the winter tarp lines and quite a few lashings. Sometimes when I write about what I'm visualizing, I forgot others can't see it!