SailNet Community - View Single Post - Docking in current
View Single Post
post #13 of Old 07-14-2013
capecodda
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Cape Cod
Posts: 851
Thanks: 11
Thanked 38 Times in 38 Posts
Rep Power: 6
 
Re: Docking in current

This idea is good, but with the tumblehome on your boat, there's no good rub rail set on the pole. I've used fender boards, they work great if you can make sure they set against the pole, if they ever get caught when you miss, you've got a bigger mess (don't ask how I know). Maybe a long fender board plus this technique or big fender hung lengthwise at the fattest part of the topside bulge.

You've got over 2kts, not easy!!!
capecodda is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome