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Old 10-03-2011
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Originally Posted by Barquito View Post
Is there anything wrong with mooring lines attached to the stern? It seems to have worked.
Nothing, unless your mooring field is prone to large breaking waves :P In fact the boat will probably be more stable when tied from the stern.

I have anchored from the stern before and found that the noise of even very small waves lapping against the hull and transom to be a bit.... surprising. I didn't try to sleep through it.
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