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post #14 of Old 09-06-2011
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Your plan should work. My boat walks to Starboard. So I go past the slip (like yours) in forward, then backup to let the prop walk and prevailing wind (from Starboard) steer her into the slip. More wind - less throttle. Less wind - more throttle. In your case, with little wind (I'm jealous!), it should be a piece of cake. It may take a couple of stabs to see how far she wants to be from the end pilings to make the turn, but no shame in that. Put her in forward, motor out, and try again. Let us know what you discover.
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