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Seriously, when shopping for a slip, get any one you can find!

I've got a lopsided slip, one foot on the starboard side, and 208 feet on port. I had to get it that big so I could manuever in with a full keel and a cross wind. A little overkill for a 15' 4" beam. One thing, I don't have to worry about is which side the dock steps are on or where the dock lines are. Let's see, it's called an "end-tie"
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Originally Posted by brmn54
I had a slip in Kent Island that was so tight that I would have my wife (my girlfriend at the time) stand on starboard, I would be on port and with a running start push the pilings apart. Once inside or outside the two outside pylons, it was ok. Glad I never had to ride a big storm out there.
I like to get the largest slip I can manage to get, with the rise in tide and waves it gives you some room for adjustment. And saves your rub rail.

As I said before...

"If your boat fits, thereís your answer...."
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