I think she could but wouldn't want to.. she steers the boat well enough and enjoys that but would not be happy doing so in nasty conditions.. or in a panic situation with me floating off somewhere. But I think she could do it. Like many here, she doesn't routinely dock the boat and that's something we should address.
This thread is a nice nudge to tend to unfinished business!
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)