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Throwing a heaving line.
[Diagram left] Line should be of
thickness of little finger.
Take end a in L hand,
& with R.H. make
loops 18" long round
the L.H. "with the
clock". Coil them
close & many can be held. Finally
take the end b & about 5 or 6 of
the last made loops & ^with R.H. throw forward
with an "underhand bowling" motion,
keeping hand well clear of body
The coils run loosely off the L.H.
The end a is grasped under L thumb.
To throw a long line, coil down
"with the clock in a bucket. Tie a lob-
stick (18" of springy cane with egg-shaped
lump of lead at end) to b. Take the
lob-stick in R.H. & a few of the top
coils in L.H.
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