Splicing & Rope Work, International Boatbuilding Training College, Wednesday, 11. December 2019

A broad introduction to rope work techniques, the course consists of the following elements: A range of splices and whippings on traditional three-strand rope; Rope to wire splice and eye splice in modern double braid yacht rope; Stitched and whipped eye in solid braid. Over 30 different knots from the everyday to more specialised.
Various knots are taught from the practical to the decorative, from the reef knot and bowline to the wagoner’s hitch and rolling hitch, Turk’s head and monkey’s fist are also featured. If applicants have specific requirements we are happy to tailor this course to fit your needs.

The course will be run by our instructor Rob Harbord.
Daily hours are: 8.30 am to 4.30 pm

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
Minimum age 18 years
What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Parking is available at the college.
By Train: -There are two stations in Oulton Broad; both of which are just a short walk from the college.
Oulton Broad North is on the Norwich Lowestoft line which is the nearest to IBTC
 Oulton Broad South is on the Ipswich Lowestoft line and a 10 minute walk away.
 Lowestoft is the last stop on each line after Oulton Broad.
 By Air
The nearest airport is Norwich.

 What can I bring into the event?
What you will need to bring.
Work clothes/overalls
Boots or strong shoes
Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)
None Required
Tools/Equipment provided.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
By Telphone 01502 569663
By email: courses@

 What's the refund policy?
To view our refunds policy go to

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