The Clove Hitch


The Clove Hitch is used to attach a line to an object. Not a highly secure knot, but sufficient to attach fenders to lifelines.

Step by Step Instructions

Here is the object (e.g. a lifeline)

Begin with a round turn around the object and cross over

Make another turn

Pass the end under the second turn and pull through

Tighten and you're done

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