The Bowline on a Bight is used to make a a pair of fixed-size loops in a line. This knot can be used to make an emergency bowswain's chair to go up the mast or bring an injured person aboard, or serve as a towing bridle.
The benefits of the bowline are in its loop that will not slip, and in its ability to be untied after being exposed to a strain.
|To tie a bowline on a bight:
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