Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Narragansett Bay
Thanked 315 Times in 295 Posts
Rep Power: 8
Re: docking alone
Technically a spring line is led from the bow to a piling behind it or the stern to a piling in front of it.
I was taught that a spring line could leave any cleat and go any direction that prevent for/aft movement. To properly identify it, you would say:
[name of cleat on boat][direction of travel from cleat] spring line.
ie: bow aft spring line, or mid-ship forward spring line, or aft forward spring line, etc.
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
In the harsh marine environment, something is always in need of repair. Margaritas fix everything.