Tag Archive: Boat Cleats

Jun 08

Why do boat cleats have different bolt patterns?

Question: Why do boat cleats have different bolt patterns? Answer: The bolt pattern on cleats has to do with the size and assumed work load that will be displaced on the cleat. Blue water cleats are heavier duty and have a wider base that allows for stronger mounting.  

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May 07

Selecting a cleat size for your boat.

There is no standard Cleat size per boat size because cleats can be used for different things, but as a general rule of thumb you should gauge by the amount of force you will have on the cleat and the use. For example, are you Towing with the Cleat or just tying to a dock? …

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Apr 04

Herreshoff Cleat

The Herreshoff Cleat is available in a variety of sizes ranging from 6" to 12" and is easily installed using1/4" or 5/16" screws. This cleat is made from grade 316 stainless steel for maximum corrosion resistance and durability, which is perfect for boat decks and docks.

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