Re: Why do sailors not butterfly their coils?
Originally Posted by secrabtree
I have kept my hose in a figure 8 for years. Before I put it in the lazerette I put ties around the hose in each loop so that it stays in the figure 8, then I fold one loop over the other and another tie to hold it that way.
A tie around each loop? Where does that tie to and how can this untie itself when you use the hose again?
I guess a pic, a clip or a sketch would help to understand what you mean?
SV Ti Mantra,
a 45' Roberts sloop registered in Sydney, Australia.