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post #7 of Old 04-10-2007
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I do what Sailingdog does when singlehanded--just back up to the mooring ball and grab the mooring line. Secure this to a line you've already run forward around one side of the stern. Then calmly walk up the deck while letting the boat spin around. Very easy, even in high winds. I figured out how to do this after 3 unsuccessful bow-first attempts in 25 kt winds. Stern to is sooooo much easier--you don't have to be a multihull to do this trick.

Last edited by Mkfcdl; 04-10-2007 at 11:14 PM.
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