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Old 05-30-2018, 10:24 PM   #21
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You could probably fit 2 if you tied on off on the dock, and the other one on the boat, with a loop on the other end.
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Old 05-31-2018, 08:29 AM   #22
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3/4” is not overkill in a storm. Stretches just fine.
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Old 05-31-2018, 09:56 AM   #23
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3/4 is not overkill in a storm. Stretches just fine.


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Figure-eight finished off with a locking hitch. However, I agree with others that this style of cleat affords somewhat less friction surface where the locking hitch crosses the line.

As FF has said, the standing part of a dock line, meaning an eye splice or loop, should be attached to the dock or tie poles. The end on your deck cleat should be easy to uncleat and adjust or cast off on short notice.
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Our rule is three figure 8 turns and two locking hitches.
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