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The Monsoon Bowline is an augmentation of the Water Bowline designed for the occasion where slick, springy rope subjected to severe or persistent slack motion must stay tied for extended periods.  While this loop maintains jam resistance and supreme security, it sacrifices compactness, simplicity, and ease of adjustment.

The backup measure employed, if applied to a simple bowline, would cause shape instability and pose a capsizing danger.  With the Monsoon Bowline, the distinct levels of the underlying Water Bowline help to separate the sensitive region of the bowline from the final tucks.

(NKI 6/18/2014)

Related pages:  Water Bowline, Zeppelin Loop & Double Zeppelin Loop (Rosendahl Loop), Gnat Hitch