Sailors Knots: Halyard Hitches

There are a few useful hitches that are employed to secure halyards. They are fairly impressive. The more I tie them the more I like them. They can be used anytime one must securely fastened a line. I’m not sure how to tie these under load but they’re good to know.

The Halyard Knot or Hitch
The Fisherman’s or Anchor Hitch
The Studding Sail Halyard Hitch
The Topsail Halyard Hitch

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