ROB’S ROPES by Rob Underhill

This time I want to talk about the care and maintenance of tow rope. In particular DYNEEMA (HMPE – High Modulus PolyEthylene). Your tow rope system is, contrary to what an engineer or naval architect may tell you, the most important piece of kit on your tug. Without it, all you can do is look […]

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