People everywhere have always been drawn water. It is such an incredible and necessary and beautiful and useful gift...in fact, Life would not exist without it! We need it to survive and stay healthy. We use water in much of life to drink, wash, clean, and bath. It is impossible to imagine life without water! We find it in rain drops and small streams, ponds and lakes as fresh water. We find it in rivers, oceans and glaciers. Much of the earth is covered in salt water and is home to a vast wildlife of microscopic to absolutely huge sea creatures.
Therefore, it comes as no surprise that water in all forms provides us many opportunities to do an amazing abundance of good and productive things. We love fishing, traveling, sailing, diving, swimming, drinking, eating wildlife that live in it and even playing with water!
The sea can be a beautiful and serene place, and many people invest in boats so they can cast out and enjoy themselves in the water. Many also make their living off the ocean, whether as licensed captains, fishing professionals, tour guides, or something else. However, anyone who leaves shore should understand that the sea can be hostile to humans. To prevent harm or get through trouble, they need a variety of tools at their disposal.
One such tool is marine rope. There is a reason why sailors have developed so many unique knots over the years. They must not only be attached to many parts of vessel — the anchor, the sail, anything that needs to be secured — but also stay attached.
Different materials may have different uses. Polypropylene, for example, is a material that can float. It is much better for pulling people who fall overboard back to safety than polyester. The pro of the latter material is its strength, which is ideal for hoisting anchors and any other task that involves anything heavy. Finally, nylon is not resistant to water, but it can serve plenty of purposes on deck.
Marine rope made from all these materials is available here at Rope and Rope Products. Just click on any of the links on this page. Be sure to also check our our selection of leaving line.