And then he bent down, got hold of the bowline of the craft, and tied it fast to their stern.
A further involution makes what is termed a bowline on a bight.
The Captain asked the reason why these vessels, which were not so good on a bowline as the Capitana, were so far ahead.
The "bowline Song" indicated that he was feeling particularly jubilant.
As if the schooner had seen her at the same moment, she instantly sheered off, hauled her wind, and made all sail on a bowline.
The dogs' traces should be of skin and fastened with toggles or buttons to the bowline.
Dave lost no time in tying a bowline in a bight at the two ends of the length of line.
The bowline is a loop that will not slip after the first grip.
One of them lowered himself down by a bowline, and handed up poor Pussy in an awful plight.
Harry had already made a bowline in a bight at the end of a line.