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Originally Posted by pdqaltair View Post
on the boat, through all of the tides and wind directions helps. You get a feel for how it moves, both at home, and at other docks. When I got my new cat, which JUST fits the slip, I had to learn new tricks.

Regarding squeaking, using hollow nylon webbing (rock climbing stuff, BlueWater 2" Climb-Spec Tubular Webbing at REI.com) over the line cuts the squeaking best. My stern line passes right over my berth, making me an expert on silencing line squeak, at least on my boat!
My last boat came with dynamic climbing rope as docklines. They didn't squeak if I recall (though none of the lines did) but they were stiff as boards. How long have you had your climbing rope on the boat and are they still supple?

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