West Country whipping

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A method of whipping the end of a rope. The whipping twine is centred around the part of the rope to be whipped. At every half turn it is half knotted with an overhand knot so that each consecutive knot is on the opposite side of the rope. The whipping is finished off with a reef knot.

See also common whipping; sailmaker's whipping.

See also common whipping; sailmaker's whipping.

West Country whipping

Subjects: Maritime History.

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