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Old 12-08-2012
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Re: docking alone

Well, it's about my worst nightmare.
Whenever I come into a dock its for the first time... But I normally have marina people to take lines,

A few months ago in Aligator river when I was confronted by one of these pylon marinas I went in a bit, then refused to go further and went and parked on a facing dock.

I simply don't know how you do four pylons.

There was some big stick sold at boat shows that you click around the pilling. But as with all that boat show crap does it work?

Can you leave lines set up on the pylons when you leave so you can grab them with a boat hook as you come back in?

Can you get on of those remote throttle/helm controls so you can walk a line up? Or walk up the deck, etc?

Can you put horizontal lines close to the water so they act like a barricade... Then your hull touches then and moves where it's meant to go? You kinda drive into a net.

Buy a gun and force people to help you?
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