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Rigging, Part 2

Learning objectives

  • Describe the features of various natural fiber ropes
  • Describe the features of various synthetic fiber ropes
  • Discuss proper care of natural fiber and synthetic fiber ropes
  • Explain the importance of good rope inspections
  • Describe proper rope splicing techniques
  • Describe various knots, bends, and hitches
  • Identify which knots should be used for common applications

Course overview

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to identify types of fiber ropes and the applications where they are best used. In addition, you will be able to describe techniques for care and use of ropes.

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