Learn Why Not All HMPE Is The Same

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aV-Fb3WGgcg Mooring ropes made with Dyneema® SK78 outperform generic HMPE in strength, longevity and reliability. Operators in the marine industry, looking for high performance mooring ropes, are increasingly turning to ropes made from ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE), also known as high modulus polyethylene (HMPE). Ropes … [Read more...]

Knots – How To Tie A Monkey’s Fist And Heave A Line

From waking up and tying your shoelaces to riding a bosun's chair, learning how to handle line aboard ship is a steep curve.  One of the most difficult tasks for apprentice seamen to master is mooring ops and we are here to let all new sailors know there will be few moments less embarrassing then totally missing the mark with a heaving line. So pay attention. The American … [Read more...]