towing rope

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Noun1.towing rope - (nautical) a rope used in towingtowing rope - (nautical) a rope used in towing  
sailing, seafaring, navigation - the work of a sailor
line - something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible; "a washing line"
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Your checklist of useful supplies should include a torch, spare batteries and bulbs, screen scraper or de-icer, jump leads, warning triangle, first-aid kit, mobile phone, blankets and warm jacket, shovel, fire extinguisher; towing rope and map book.
The sub shipped water, broke the towing rope and sank, where it remained until found by BSAC diver Keith Hurley from Chester, in 1995.
The main towing rope, 6 mm (1/4 inch) Kevlar,(1) is 50-70 m (55-77 yards) long and attached to a 7 cm (2 3/4 inches) diameter stainless-steel ring.
William was tragically knocked overboard by the towing rope which had been attached to HMS Spanker while taking her to Ilfracombe to be broken up.