Hitch Knot - What Sailing Knot to Know

This is the second in our series for "What Sailing Knot to Know", featuring the "Hitch Knot". For the first knot in the series, be sure to also read about the bowline knot.

There are numerous variations of a hitch knot, including the single hitch, half hitch, clove hitch, and more. To study the many variations of the hitch knot, sail on over to Realknots.