The oceans were reduced two in number; the larger by far was the enormous Panthalassa Ocean, roughly equivalent to the Pacific of today, while the smaller Tethys Ocean lay as a gigantic bight on the eastern side of Pangaea.
Pete finally settled on an arrangement that he was happy with, consisting of a butterfly and a long loop leading to a bowline on the bight .
It's a blustery day on Humble Island, a tiny speck of rock tucked into a bight on the south end of Anvers Island, Antarctica.
He also learned the trick of using improvised wire strainers - a lever stuck into a stapled bight of wire.
Leaf headed his boat around to the small bight where the large power boat was tied, manoeuvred up to her and rafted alongside.
Most of ours live aboard vessels moored more or less permanently outside the marina breakwater, in a shallow bight known as Fools' Anchorage.
Worth waiting for, though: The offshore waters are typically tempestuous, but winds in the channel's eastern bight will be only 10 to 15 knots.
Couldn't see the mountains but Lake Taupo and the Taranaki bight were visible.
They were positioned to the port side of the nose at our ten o'clock, in order to remain clear of the 3-wire's bight on the retract.
Then pull a bight of the top rope trough the initial loop, and continue to the end of the sling/cordelette.