Heaving Lines & Heaving Weights

A heaving line is a thin line whose end is weighted with a heaving weight, a heaving knot, a monkey's fist or a throw bag filled with sand. When the vessel is unable to manoeuvre close enough to the dock, a heaving line is a proven aid for handing over dock lines ashore. Establishing a ship-to-ship link or a towing connection can also be made easier by the skilful use of a heaving line. In some situations, the towing lines or mooring lines are too heavy to throw them ashore over a longer distance. Then the rope is tied to the light-weight end of the light … Read more
A heaving line is a thin line whose end is weighted with a heaving weight, a heaving knot, a monkey's fist or a throw bag filled with sand. When the vessel is unable to manoeuvre close enough to... read more »
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Heaving Lines & Heaving Weights
A heaving line is a thin line whose end is weighted with a heaving weight, a heaving knot, a monkey's fist or a throw bag filled with sand. When the vessel is unable to manoeuvre close enough to the dock, a heaving line is a proven aid for handing over dock lines ashore. Establishing a ship-to-ship link or a towing connection can also be made easier by the skilful use of a heaving line. In some situations, the towing lines or mooring lines are too heavy to throw them ashore over a longer distance. Then the rope is tied to the light-weight end of the light …

… heaving line. With a little practice, it can be easily thrown to the target. Then the heavy rope attached to it is dragged over. The special skill in using a throw line is to throw it in such a way that it does not get entangled. To do this, you coil it up in turns of about half a meter to a meter in length and hang it over an outstretched hand. The weight of the cast and about ten turns are taken into the other hand and thrown in such a way that the other turns unwind without any significant resistance.

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1710*01 Wurfleinenknoten (Affenfaust) Monkey's fist throwing knot
Tennis-ball-size hand-tied knot made from white polyester rope, filled with a bag of sand. With this casting weight, a light line is thrown ashore to pull the actual mooring line ashore. We recommend our buoyant SPLEITEX rope or braided...
€24.50
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1710*02 Wurfleinen-Sandsack Heaving line throwing sailcloth bag
Hand-sewn sailcloth bag with strong brass grommet. Made from rot-proof DURADON in the colour maroon (red). The bag is filled with fine sand. With this casting weight, a light line is thrown ashore to pull the actual mooring line ashore....
€19.90
Art.-Nr.: 1710...
1710_03 Heaving Line
Ready-made throwing lines. Floatable and rot-proof. Diameter: 8 mm Length: 30 m Polypropylene (PP) line, available in four different colours. Alternatively hemp coloured, three-strand SPLEITEX line. Delivery without weight. You will find...
€18.00
Art.-Nr.: 1710...
1710*04 Wurfleinen-Sandsack aus Leder Heaving line sandbag made from leather
Hand-sewn leather bag with strong grommet. The bag is filled with sand. Colour black, weight 0,4 kg. With this casting weight, a light line is thrown ashore to pull the actual mooring line ashore. We recommend our buoyant SPLEITEX rope...
€38.90
Art.-Nr.: 1710...
1710*05 Wurfleinen-Sandsack PVC gelb gem. BG-Verkehr Line throwing bag yellow
Professional heaving line weight. Hand-sewn bag with strip of webbing to tie the hauling line. Made from rot-proof PVC cloth, colour yellow. The bag is filled with fine sand. With this casting weight, a light line is thrown ashore to...
€20.50
Art.-Nr.: 1710...
1710*06 Gummi-Wurfleinenring Orange heaving line ring made of rubber
Handy heaving line ring made of rubber, buoyant. Colour: bright orange. With this casting weight, a light line is thrown ashore to pull the actual mooring line ashore. We recommend our buoyant SPLEITEX rope or braided PP multi line. PP...
€19.50
Art.-Nr.: 1710...
1710_07 Heaving line buoy
Handy, floatable heaving line buoy. Weight: 350 g. With this casting weight, a light line is thrown ashore to pull the actual mooring line ashore. We recommend our buoyant SPLEITEX rope or braided PP multi line. PP split lifelines can...
from €25.50
Art.-Nr.: 1710...

… heaving line. With a little practice, it can be easily thrown to the target. Then the heavy rope attached to it is dragged over. The special skill in using a throw line is to throw it in such a way that it does not get entangled. To do this, you coil it up in turns of about half a meter to a meter in length and hang it over an outstretched hand. The weight of the cast and about ten turns are taken into the other hand and thrown in such a way that the other turns unwind without any significant resistance.