This Quick Cleat fender cleat drops into a rod holder, letting you attach a fender without using knots. Pull the line to adjust the fender upward, and the line will stay locked into the cleat. To adjust the fender downward or to release the line, rotate the cam. Available in chrome for freshwater use and stainless for saltwater boats, and for rod holders of 0, 15 and 30 degrees and a depth of least 8 inches above the cross pin. $99. Quick Cleat, St. Paul, Minnesota, (651) 283-7524. quick-cleat.com
This article originally appeared in the June 2018 issue.