marine rope assistance

A few weeks ago, we bought a couple of innertube-y towable things that came with the tow rope, but I’m completely at a loss as to how it attaches to the inflatable, or to the boat. The tube has a cover with a loop made of strap material, and the two ends of the tow rope have loops spliced into them. How do I deal with this? I can thread the whole rope through the loop for one end, but what do I do for the other after I’ve done that? I can’t pass the tube or the boat through the loop!

towable and rope

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By elyograg

Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy with the proof. -- J.K. Galbraith


  1. Ah! From that setup pictured above, feed the rope on the opposite side of the strap through the eyelet on the end, pull it through until you have a large loop, put the tube through the large loop, then pull it taught.

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