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Re: Docking for Dummies

Originally Posted by Alex W View Post
I also have started to push my boat into reverse rather than using the engine. This eliminates prop walk and gives good steerage at low speeds. Obviously this depends heavily on the dock arrangement and how comfortable you are at jumping onto the foredeck of a (very slowly) moving boat.
I totally disagree with this technique I highlighted. Rather push off using a boat hook so you're already on the boat.


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