Bow or Stern?
Ahoy Mattyc, Iffin ye was goin for yer Pirates License I''d say always bow first cause yer bowsprit is an effective weapon in close quarters. Since ye aint'' and your question is sillier than a captain''s license on a bridge wot''s skipper prefers to turn his arse into the wind(?) when he obviously don''t know the pointy end of the vessel goes first for a reason. Stay out of my waters ye backward beach comber.Big Red 56 the Pirate of Pine Island.