Marlow Ropes are delighted to offer visitors attending BOOT Dusseldorf 2020, the opportunity to enhance their seamanship skills with an interactive rope-care workshop in the Re-fit Centre Hall 10, Stand D21.

“Sustainability in rigging: Why choosing better quality rope is good for both your pocket and the environment.” Will be delivered by Marlow Ropes expert Graham O’Connor who will provide tips on rope maintenance to make your lines last longer. The workshops will be held at the following times and will be followed by splicing workshops on the Marlow stand D21. 

  • 19th January, 17:00–17:15, Stage - H10 boot Refit Center 
    • Splicing workshops on 11D21 from 17:30
  • 20th January, 12:00–12:15, Stage - H10 boot Refit Center
    • Splicing workshops 11D21 from 12.30 
  • 21st January, 17:00–17:15, Stage - H10 boot Refit Center 
    • Splicing workshops on 11D21 from 17:30
  • 22nd January, 12:45–13:00, Stage - H10 boot Refit Center 
    • Splicing workshops on 11D21 from 13.15
  • 23rd January, 15:15–15:30, Stage - H10 boot Refit Center
    • Splicing workshops on 11D21 from 15:45 
  • 24th January, 13:30–13:45, Stage - H10 boot Refit Center
    •  Splicing workshops on 11D21 from 14.00
  • 25th January, 13:00–13:15, Stage - H10 boot Refit Center
    • Splicing workshops on 11D21 from 13.30 
  • 26th January, 11:30–11:45, Stage - H10 boot Refit Center
    • Splicing workshops on 11D21 from 12.00 

 

Marlow’s Technical and Innovation zone on Stand 10D21, opposite German Distributor Gotthardt. will offer visitors an education in rope and, in addition to splicing, visitors can try various knots, test which ropes work best in cleats, spot rope fatigue and lifetime indicators and learn about Marlow’s technical innovations included in their Grand Prix range. 

Marlow will also be showcasing their award-winning Blue Ocean Dockline – a sustainable mooring line that is made from 100% waste plastic bottles. The pioneering product, a first in the industry is currently in use by a number of high profile race teams (including the 2019-20 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, 2020 Vendee Globe sustainability campaigner Conrad Colman, the 11th Hr Racing Team and Marine plastic conservationists XXPedition)  and continues to gain popularity with a Special Mention awarded at the DAME Awards in 2019.