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Any Videos of Moderate to High Crosswind/Current Docking?
I read and hear about people docking in high crosswinds or high current situations, but I never see any video proof of them doing it successfully or not so successfully. Say 15+ knots crosswind and or 4+ knots current. All the instruction videos talk a good story, but they always do their demonstration in no or low wind situations, or no current situations. I understand that the crews making the actual docking/undocking in such situations don't have time to tape the action, but how about by-standers and passengers.
If they exist, let's see them. If not; a challenge to you sailers who do this kind of docking: make some videos and post them.
We timid, fair weather sailors want to be amazed and impressed, and we might even learn how to do it ourselves without tearing up the boat in learning.
Last edited by NCC320; 05-30-2011 at 02:40 PM.