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Tour of Belle’s Landing Procedures - Part 5 of 8

The H-Bitt

This crew member is holding the second line (called the checkline) that is the “back-up” line used to secure the boat. The line is at a holding point called an H-bitt, shown here, before it is wound around the “capstan.”

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