Flashcards in Types Of Line Deck (7):
Two hollow braided ropes, one inside the other. Manufactured using synthetic lines, 50% of its strength is in its core.
Made of three strands, right or left laid. Most common is right hand laid.
A synthetic fiber about half the strength of nylon. It is 25% lighter than nylon making it easier to handle and it floats in water.
Synthetic fiber of great strength and elasticity and is resistant to whether.
Shrinks when wet, becomes brittle and tends to rot.
What is the bitter end of a line?
The running or free end of a line. It is the end of the line that is worked with.