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CLOVE HITCHES
HITCHES CLOVE
INCLUDING
AROUND BOTH
POLES
HITCH AROUND
BOTH POLES
HALF HITCHES
LASHING
UPRIGHT
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Definitions

  1. A clove hitch is a simple knot sailors use for tying up to a mooring or for securing fenders to a rail or stanchions.
  2. The clove hitch is a type of knot.
  3. A Clove Hitch is used to attach a line to a pole.
  4. The clove hitch is the starting knot in most lashing knots. (Web site)
  5. Clove Hitch - A knot for temporarily fastening a line to a spar or piling. (Web site)

Clove Hitches

  1. The Clove Hitch has many uses, including equalizing anchors.
  2. Uses: The Clove Hitch ( ABOK # 1245, p 224) was, originally, included here with the intention of condemning it.
  3. How to tie a bowline and clove hitch one-handed. (Web site)

Hitches Clove

  1. A Clove hitch (or ratline hitch) is an easy knot for making a line fast to a Bollard, the standing part of another line, to a piling, or to a spar.
  2. Tie two half hitches around the horizontal pole Cinch the half hitches into a clove hitch, an additional clove hitch may be added if desired.
  3. The clove hitch is liable to slip.
  4. It is made similarly to a clove hitch but with one end passed under the other, forming an overhand knot under a riding turn.
  5. To tie a clove hitch, first place a loop around the pole, with the working end of the rope on top.

Including

  1. Covers six knots that untie easily, including the Sliding Butterfly, Double Carrick bend, and Clove Hitch Biting a Bight. (Web site)
  2. Sailfree - Common sailing knots, including the Figure 8, Square knot, Sheet bend, Clove hitch, and Bowline.
  3. Covers common boating knots including the Cleat wind, Clove hitch, and Wagoner's hitch. (Web site)

Around Both

  1. Tying: To tie a round Lashing begin with a clove hitch around both poles, about six inches from the end of one pole.
  2. Take two turns through the ring or around the post, then finish up with a clove hitch over the standing part. (Web site)
  3. Start with a clove hitch on one of the outside spars and weave the rope around the spars in a figure of eight motion. (Web site)
  4. Start with a clove hitch around the both spars. (Web site)
  5. Tie a clove hitch, then bring the rope an extra turn around the post between the other two turns, and tuck under the diagonal section.

Poles

  1. Finally, undo the other [clove hitch.]s together when they must subsequently be swung apart slightly in a scissors motion (shear legs).
  2. Then, tie a clove hitch or timber hitch on one spar on either side.
  3. Begin with a clove hitch on the vertical pole beneath the horizontal pole and tuck the loose end under the wrapping.
  4. Pull the lashing together with about three frapping turns Finish off with a clove hitch.
  5. Once the rope is wrapped around the poles enough times to be considered very tightly wrapped, you end with two timber hitches and one or two clove hitch es.

Hitch Around

  1. Tying: To tie a shear lashing, begin with a clove hitch around one spar.
  2. The lashing is finished with a clove hitch around the cross spar. (Web site)
  3. When the binding is complete, a number of frappings are tied between the spars, finishing the lashing with a clove hitch around the second spar. (Web site)

Both Poles

  1. Then, wrap the free end of the rope around both poles parallel, and below, the clove hitch about seven or eight times.
  2. Note: If you only lashing two poles together it may be better to simply tie the clove hitch around both poles and pull tight.

Half Hitches

  1. The Clove Hitch looks neater (!) but it has a tendancy to unroll, and can be difficult to tie tightly when tying off.
  2. The clove hitch should not be relied on with rope that is thin or very slippery.
  3. And they knew enough about knots to use a Clove Hitch and Rolling Hitch for a secure belay (Figure 3-1).
  4. Clove Hitch to Ring The clover hitch forms the basis of a number of knots and can be tied in a number of different ways.
  5. Two half-hitches, Clove hitch, Munter hitch, single hitch.

Lashing

  1. Make about three fraps around the lashing, and end up with a clove hitch on the second spar.
  2. Tip. When pioneering, use the Round turn and two half hitches to start and finish your lashings instead of the Clove Hitch.
  3. Round lashing Round lashing Category lashing Efficiency 100% Related sheer lashing Releasing begin by undoing a clove hitch.
  4. Clove hitch The clove hitch can be used for starting a square lashing. (Web site)
  5. BR Origin BR Related knots sheer lashing BR Releasing begin by undoing a clove hitch .

Upright

  1. This lashing is started by tying a clove hitch to the upright spar under the spar crossing it. (Web site)
  2. Pull the clove hitch very tight, and take the long end over the crossbar, round the back of the upright, and over the crossbar again. (Web site)
  3. Last check: 2007-10-14) Begin with a clove hitch round the upright and tuck the end in neatly. (Web site)

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  1. Sports > Water Sports > Sailing > Knots
  2. Glossaries > Glossary of Knots /
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