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Lobster buoy hitch

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Lobster buoy hitch
Lobster-buoy-hitch-tight-ABOK-1714.jpg
Category hitch
Related Cow hitch, Buntline hitch, Two half-hitches
Releasing jamming
Typical use attaching lines to rings, eyes, posts, rods, and railings
ABoK #58, #1714, #1839


Untightened Lobster buoy hitch

The lobster buoy hitch is similar to the buntline hitch, but made with a cow hitch around the standing part rather than a clove hitch.

Like the buntline hitch, this knot is strong, secure and compact.