What’s the difference between IALA-A and IALA-B buoy systems?
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Congratulations to Stan Fernandez, Beaufort, SC who correctly identified a hockle. “You’ll find hockles in a laid lined, like a three-stand nylon anchor rode, that has been twisted severely enough against the lay of the strands to unlay them. But the term is also often used for a line that that has been twisted with the lay hard and often enough to form spontaneous knots or hockles.”