|Typical use||Fishing out floating objects that have fallen overboard. Tightening the squaresail to the yard in high winds.|
|ABoK||#1117 and #2071|
The running bowline is strong and secure and does not weaken the rope. It slides easily and can be undone just as simply.
Tying: Tie a simple bowline with a small loop and pass the standing part in the loop or use the image as a guide.