Misty Moose learns why a bowline is an essential knot aboard a trawler. When we dock in a new location with large pilings we can create a loop large enough to drop over the piling and then cleat it to our boat. The bowline allows us to create a fixed-size loop without choking it to the piling. If you invert a loop over a piling and tighten it then it becomes very difficult to remove when you are ready to leave the dock.
This is the first Swift Trawler 52 sold in the USA. The owners moved up from an Island Packet Sailboat into the comfort and speed provided by this sleek French design. After two days of vessel orientation in Fort Pierce FL we begin SEAFARI’s big adventure heading to Charleston SC for the summer season! […]