Marlinspike B

Thursday, Aug 15, 2019 (6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

In Progress / Completed
Leader: George Roth
Required ratings:
Marlinspike A

Event Information


Event Information: Marlinspike B is part two of a three-part Marlinspike Seamanship series. In this session, students will build on the skills practiced in the previous lesson by learning about various characteristics and types of line and splicing methods. 

Location: Check the Today in the Union website or the digital signs in Memorial Union on the day of the lesson. Note that the event start time may appear earlier on the TITU listing but will begin at the time shown here. If the event does not appear on the TITU listing, please go to the Outdoor UW Office and speak with the staff to determine the event location.

Prerequisites: Marlinspike A Rating (earned from completing a Marlinspike A Lesson)

Prior to attending this class, students should visit (an excellent resource for sailors of all skill levels) and review the following knots: 

The purpose of the video review is to familiarize students with how each of these knots look. Students will be instructed on how to tie them and given time to practice during the lesson. 

Each student will be provided a length of line to practice with and take home. 

Students who complete this lesson will receive a Marlinspike B Rating.

Event Type
Lesson / Training
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