SailNet Community - View Single Post - Winching my boat into the dock?
View Single Post
Old 05-28-2011
tomandchris tomandchris is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 522
Thanks: 0
Thanked 17 Times in 16 Posts
Rep Power: 6
tomandchris is on a distinguished road
I realize that this is an outboard, but are you trying to use power to make it happen or just muscle? With the spring and power my boat would most likely pull straight against the spring. Not sure about the outboard though.

Your winch ideal should work and save you muscle power at least.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook