Want to impress those bougie jerks down at the marina? Skip the overhand knots and girth hitches favored by landlubbers. The proper way to moor your skiff is with a clove hitch
. It only takes a few minutes to learn, and no amount of wind or waves will shake it loose. Two graceful loops, executed with a deft flick of the wrist, are all it takes to separate the men from the boys this summer. Hello, sailor!