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post #12 of Old 06-28-2011
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Originally Posted by JordanH View Post
The point being, outside of preference there is the physical ability of the boat design to manoeuvre in reverse.
If the shouts and expletives coming from the Island Packet skippers on the other side of our dock are any indication, those boats are hard to back in to a slip. A few owners did tell us that it's difficult for them and recently we and our neighbors watched an IP charter boat return and it was excruciating. They were determined to slam into every exposed bit of wood in the slip, then they gunned it forward and did it again. We've had our share of docking challenges but we do know how to use the throttle to move the boat not redesign the slip at full speed.

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