Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: living aboard since 1972
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Re: Backing up (or not)
Thanks for the explanation Force. After my last post, I looked it up and saw the explanation you just gave for how it works. Pretty cool.
When I'm at the boat this weekend, I'll do the prop-walk test in the slip to see how much push we're getting in reverse.
When you're looking for the prop walk it's best to "goose" the engine. Short bursts will result in the most prop walk. Sometimes you can use this to move the stern to your favor.
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