Monday, July 06, 2009

No tow hitch? No problem.

No tow hitchI saw this and thought "I've just got to get a picture of this"

In truth, it's not what it first appears.

I had a chat with the guy responsible. It turns out that all he needed was something to secure the trailer to, while he pushed the boat backwards a bit to clean the spot beneath the rollers.

3 comments:

  1. All well and good, just using the car as a handy anchor, but was it really necessary for him to apply quite so much knitting around every inch of the drawbar? Surely a simple bowline through that triangular loop under the bar would have been plenty.

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  2. Hi Pete

    If you can't do proper knots, do big ones.

    For example, how many times have you seen the rather spectacular round turn and 6 (or so) half hitches.

    Cheers

    Tim

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  3. Round turn and lots of half hitches - whenever my dad comes sailing :-)

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