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Re: Backing up (or not)

Originally Posted by killarney_sailor View Post
Smack, I had a Maxprop on my last boat, a Niagara 35 with longish fin keel and big spade rudder. In general there was very little prop walk but I learned that if you wanted some, eg to pull the stern into a dock you could goose it in reverse for just a second or two and you would get a quick jump in the desired direction - you did choose the dock to allow this of course?
Of course not. I have no idea what I'm doing!

I chose my slip purely based on it being among the ones that survived Ike - and was only $260/mo for a 40 footer. BAM!

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