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Originally Posted by casey1999 View Post
Ok Dock-Masters, please comment on my dock and de-docking procedures (note I am singling handling a 34 footer- 16,000 lbs most times) .... Walking it out is the only way I can figure out how to get her out and relatively the safest method....
There's nothing wrong with walking the boat out of, or into, the slip. Some people seem to think that one should be able to "park" a boat just like they park a car. But, a boat ain't a Buick. Walking the boat, with or without the aid of bow and stern lines and/or a boathook (and perhaps even some choice verbiage), is perfectly acceptable.

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