Crown Sporting Goods Stainless Steel Dock Cleat, Boat Mooring Accessories & Marine Hardware - 6 inchesCategory: Stainless Steel Cleats"Knot" Your Average Cleat!The dock cleat is a boating essential. After a relaxing day on the water, you need something reliable to help tie down your vessel. Our dock cleats are made of corrosion-resistant stainless steel for longevity in tough, moist conditions. Each cleat features a large rectangular base with four oblong holes for flexible bolt patterns. Available in sizes ranging from 4 to 12 inches, our cleats are perfect for securely tying common knots such as cleat hitches, clove hitches, bowline knots, and anchor bends. These dock cleats are perfect for docking a variety of small watercrafts: bass boats, bowriders, fishing boats, cruisers, kayaks, dinghies, jet boats, pontoons, utility boats, and even some small cabin boats. Our versatile dock cleats make it easy to dock all kinds of boats at yacht clubs and lake docking stations.Which Cleat Length is Right for Me? Here's a simple breakdown: You need 1" of cleat length for every 1/16" of dock line diameter, so a 4" cleat will suit standard 3/8" dock line. If you're unsure, or need to tie down a variety of vessels, go a size or two larger than you expect.Why you'll love it:Our dock cleats are made of stainless steel, making them more corrosion resistant, unlike carbon or alloy steels that rust and corrode when exposed to rain, humidity, and water over time. Our boat cleats have a large base and oblong threaded bolt holes to keep it attached to its surface, so you'll have enough space to tie your preference of boat knots. With six size choices, you'll find the right fit that works for your needs. You'll find our dock cleats can be used for many applications besides boating. Dock cleats can be used to decorate a lake house or vacation home in maritime fashion, use them to hang curtains and towels or have them out on display. They'll bring nautical-themed style wherever they're placed!