Sailors Knots: Hitches

Hitches are used to secure a line to some other type of object. There are hundreds of them. Although they are all easily understood some are simple while others are rather complex. They are usually easily released. Some of them have very specific uses on a sailboat.

The Cleat Hitch
The Round Turn and Two Half Hitches
The Clove Hitch
The Buntline Hitch
The Rolling Hitch

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