Practical Boat Owner

Splice with confidence

When I see a boat with braided eye splices it impresses me more than any amount of brightwork or varnish. A professionally executed reverse-tuck eye splice on modern braided line adds an air of expertise and seamanship.

The finished art (and I use that term deliberately) is what everyone notices. What nobody sees is how the actual splice is concocted (and I use that term deliberately as well). Nor do they see you soaking your hands in hot water for 10 minutes afterwards to reduce the pain and swelling from pulling and

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