Lobster buoy hitch

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Lobster buoy hitch
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.

See also[edit]


  • Clifford W. Ashley. The Ashley Book of Knots. Doubleday, New York. #1714, p. 295. ISBN 0-571-09659-X