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Old 12-09-2012
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Re: docking alone

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Originally Posted by chef2sail View Post
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.
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