Marlinespike C

Saturday, Nov 30, 2019 (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Leader: George Roth
Required ratings:
Marlinspike B

Event Information


Event Information: Marlinspike Seamanship C is the final part of a three part series. In this session, students will learn about double-braided splicing, and then perform a double braided splice.  If time allows you will also learn the basics of how to make other utility and decorative knots.

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 and B Rating (earned from completing a Marlinspike A and B Lessons)

Prior to attending this class, students should watch this video on double braid splicing.

The purpose of the video review is to familiarize students with how this knot looks. Students will be instructed on how to tie it and will be 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 C Rating.

Event Type
Lesson / Training


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