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post #3 of Old 08-02-2003
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Reverse Motoring

Most boats have to deal with prop walk when in reverse. Until the boat gets some way on the rudder has no control, so you are at the mercy of the prop walk gods.
When stopping the boat prior to going into reverse, try to position the boat so the prop walk will bring the boat into the general direction you wish to go. If you go easy on the throttle until you get some way on it shouldn''t be difficult to control the boat in whatever direction you wish to go.

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