reef knot


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reef knot

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When a kusti breaks, a Zoroastrian can no longer wear it, because, except For the two reef knots made while wearing it, the kusti cannot have any more knots, nor can it be stitched in any part of its length.
I don't feel I can criticise my children for failing to tie reef knots when I can't help them with their homework.
Pictured are Keiron Manning of the 6th Norton and Maurice Hepworth of the 1st Eaglescliffe trying out the 1st Hartburn Sea Scouts' GP 14 class dinghy in July, 1984 Rally cars |mingled with reef knots when hundreds of cubs gathered for their annual fun day in Cleveland.
The wellworn story of children revelling in the great outdoors of the Lake District has inspired legions to attempt reef knots and mess about on the river, but Neil says it didn't speak to him much about his own life when he first picked up the book.
Even now, my jewellery box contains jewelled anchors and ships wheels which I always wore with my chairman's pin; but when nautical fashion was at its height I really took it to heart and had shoes with gold anchors on, jumpers with reef knots, blazers and striped T-shirts.
But do not,as I used to,conjure up visions of tent pegs, reef knots and hearty renditions of Ging Gang Gooley at such gatherings.
I remember we'd have to do reef knots and we'd have our nails inspected every week as well as the knot in the back of our tie.
Some, such as slip and reef knots, are still familiar and in common use.
Turn your back on a length of rope in the bottom of a boat, (it may be called warp, sheet, halyard, but it's still rope) and it will have convoluted itself into a tangle of reef knots, clove hitches, sheepshanks, even grannies.