|Laid Rope explained thanks to Mr. Charles Hamel, excellent site
http://charles.hamel.free.fr/knots-and-cordages/img/Reel_coiling.jpg Also visit his home page, http://charles.hamel.free.fr/knots-and-cordages/MENU_CENTRAL.html Diagram courtesy of Mr.Hamel. Never again should you have to scratch you head about understanding the apparent
contradiction about RIGHT / ANTI-CLOCKWISE and LEFT / CLOCKWISE
Right and left is the direction of the LINE of the lay
Clockwise- anticlockwise refer to the direction of the ROTATION used to make the rope.