Hooking the line

Here’s Hollis Smith catching the hanging line to stabilize the boat in the lock. In the major locks, the “flight of locks”, 2,3,4,5,6, there is a sliding cable to make it easier as the boat descends the line.

Hollis is skipper Robin’s husband and expert seaman too.

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