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Re: Docking for Dummies

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Originally Posted by Alex W View Post
I have the same boat as you.
I will say that our boats go in reverse quite well above 2 knots and are easy to steer and control. This is good to keep in mind if reversing out of a long fairway is going to be your best option.
After several attempts to turn her counter-clockwise, in the end I just went clockwise and drove her backwards out of the fairway. She does move in reverse remarkably well, and this wasn't difficult at all.
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