How to Tie a Mooring Hitch

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The mooring hitch is a good alternative to the clove hitch and is another good knot to add to your kayaking knot repertoire. The knot can be used to temporarily tie your kayak to a row or post.

Step 1: Loop the rope around the object.

Step 2: Create a loop with the end of the rope in front or on top of the initial line feed.

 

 

 

 

 

Step 3: With your free hand reach between t

 

 

 

he loop you just created and pull the other side of the rope through the loop.

 

 

 

Step 4: Take the free end of the rope and bring it through the loop you just created. Bring the free end back through the same loop.

Step 5: Pull the initial feed of rope to tighten the knot.

 

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Author: Pete DanylewyczPete is the Owner of KayakHelp.com. Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, he grew up kayaking, fishing, sailing, and partaking in outdoor adventures around the Great Lakes. When he’s not out on the water, you can find him skiing in the mountains, reading his favorite books, and spending time with his family.

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Welcome! I’m so glad you are here :-) I’m Pete. I am the owner of KayakHelp.com. I was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, I grew up kayaking, fishing, sailing, and partaking in outdoor adventures around the Great Lakes. When I am not out on the water, you can find me skiing in the mountains, reading my favorite books, and spending time with my family.

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