Splicing, all the techniques for not making a mess (and what to use)

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For a halyard, for a textile backstay
or more simply at the mooring. Splices can serve in a variety of situations. And it is useful to know two types of realization in order to be able to be independent when needed.

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THE ‘EYE SPLICE
There are many techniques for splicing a line. Many frighten sailors by their difficulty and at the same time make proud those who can do at least one. One of the simplest splices, the “eye” splice on a swirl line, is predominantly used on mooring lines.

It is usually used to insert a redancia or to simply create a large buttonhole. Useful tools are few, you need an ankle strap that is used to pass the top timbers through,a tape or a hot wire cutter, some thread, a tape measure (or a good eye..) and possibly a scissor…

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