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Boating Fundamentals: Tying Your Boat to a Cleat

Boating Fundamentals: Tying Your Boat to a Cleat

Take a walk around any marina and you’ll see a wide variety of “knots” used to secure boats in their slips. Many seem to have been invented on the spot, with huge balls of dock line wrapped again and again around the cleat in hopes that mass of the knot equals strength of the knot. The fact is that the cleat hitch has been the fastest, easiest and strongest know for this purpose since – forever. Here’s how it works:

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