What is the Heaving Line Knot?
The Heaving line knot is a simple method to add a bit of extra weight to a climbing line.
The Heaving Line Knot, what is it used for?
The Heaving Line Knot is an effective way to add more weight to a line, so you can throw it more easily and more precise over longer distances. Of course you can also use the Heaving Line Knot to add extra weight to a mooring line when docking a boat.
Only use the Heaving Line knot in situations where the knot can't get stuck. If there is a risk of the knot getting stuck, it's better to use the Hangman's knot as that one will come apart if it gets wedged.
Alternatives for the Heaving Line Knot