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- A clove hitch is a simple knot sailors use for tying up to a mooring or for securing fenders to a rail or stanchions.
- The clove hitch is a type of knot.
- A Clove Hitch is used to attach a line to a pole.
- The clove hitch is the starting knot in most lashing knots.
- Clove Hitch - A knot for temporarily fastening a line to a spar or piling.
- The Clove Hitch has many uses, including equalizing anchors.
- Uses: The Clove Hitch ( ABOK # 1245, p 224) was, originally, included here with the intention of condemning it.
- How to tie a bowline and clove hitch one-handed.
- 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.
- 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.
- The clove hitch is liable to slip.
- It is made similarly to a clove hitch but with one end passed under the other, forming an overhand knot under a riding turn.
- To tie a clove hitch, first place a loop around the pole, with the working end of the rope on top.
- Covers six knots that untie easily, including the Sliding Butterfly, Double Carrick bend, and Clove Hitch Biting a Bight.
- Sailfree - Common sailing knots, including the Figure 8, Square knot, Sheet bend, Clove hitch, and Bowline.
- Covers common boating knots including the Cleat wind, Clove hitch, and Wagoner's hitch.
- Tying: To tie a round Lashing begin with a clove hitch around both poles, about six inches from the end of one pole.
- Take two turns through the ring or around the post, then finish up with a clove hitch over the standing part.
- Start with a clove hitch on one of the outside spars and weave the rope around the spars in a figure of eight motion.
- Start with a clove hitch around the both spars.
- 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.
- Finally, undo the other [clove hitch.]s together when they must subsequently be swung apart slightly in a scissors motion (shear legs).
- Then, tie a clove hitch or timber hitch on one spar on either side.
- Begin with a clove hitch on the vertical pole beneath the horizontal pole and tuck the loose end under the wrapping.
- Pull the lashing together with about three frapping turns Finish off with a clove hitch.
- 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.
- Tying: To tie a shear lashing, begin with a clove hitch around one spar.
- The lashing is finished with a clove hitch around the cross spar.
- 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.
- Then, wrap the free end of the rope around both poles parallel, and below, the clove hitch about seven or eight times.
- Note: If you only lashing two poles together it may be better to simply tie the clove hitch around both poles and pull tight.
- The Clove Hitch looks neater (!) but it has a tendancy to unroll, and can be difficult to tie tightly when tying off.
- The clove hitch should not be relied on with rope that is thin or very slippery.
- And they knew enough about knots to use a Clove Hitch and Rolling Hitch for a secure belay (Figure 3-1).
- 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.
- Two half-hitches, Clove hitch, Munter hitch, single hitch.
- Make about three fraps around the lashing, and end up with a clove hitch on the second spar.
- Tip. When pioneering, use the Round turn and two half hitches to start and finish your lashings instead of the Clove Hitch.
- Round lashing Round lashing Category lashing Efficiency 100% Related sheer lashing Releasing begin by undoing a clove hitch.
- Clove hitch The clove hitch can be used for starting a square lashing.
- BR Origin BR Related knots sheer lashing BR Releasing begin by undoing a clove hitch .
- This lashing is started by tying a clove hitch to the upright spar under the spar crossing it.
- 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.
- Last check: 2007-10-14) Begin with a clove hitch round the upright and tuck the end in neatly.
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