What is the Mooring Hitch?
The Mooring hitch is a quick release hitch that can be used to tie an object to a post. For example when mooring a small boat, hence the name mooring hitch. The Mooring hitch holds well when being under continues load. When there is no continues load on the Mooring hitch then it can work itself loose at some point. So don't use it for life supporting applications.
Mooring hitch uses
The Mooring hitch is basically a simple hitch that can be used to tie a rope around an object. For example when mooring a small boat. The Mooring hitch can easily be released with a tug on the working end.
The Mooring hitch is reliable as long as its under continues load. When there is no constant load on the knot it might work itself loose.
Alternatives for the Mooring Hitch
Some alternatives that can be used for the Mooring hitch are the clove hitch. You can tie the Clove hitch as a slippery clove hitch which also makes it easier to release. An other good and secure alternative is the Highway mans hitch. This is also a quick release knot.
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