Originally Posted by Faster
Agree with Bill above that a Max prop will improve reverse performance - the blades are always in the correct orientation for thrust.
So theoretically you'll get some way on faster than with a michigan wheel.
Practice and planning ahead will help, but frankly some boats will simply refuse to cooperate. The good news is your slip mates will always be motivated to help you out upon arrival
The slip mates on the stbd side might be, but the guy on the left - I am not so sure about. His boat looks like she hadn't seen her master in a long time. I just hope his dock lines don't fail too soon.
But there are many more people out there that might be inclined to help
Docks are shorter than boats and many stick out quite a bit.
I'll chalk this up as one more for the reversing prop.