Re: Essential knots?
Using a clove hitch, which requires a constant pressure, to attach fenders is an invitation to losing them - I know. A round turn and two half hitches around the base of the stanchion will keep them on your boat.
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Last edited by jackdale; 10-24-2012 at 09:32 AM.