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My wife & I went out very, very, early in the morning when there was ABSOLUTLY no wind to deal with. We practiced several times in the slip, and then went out to learn how the boat behaved in reverse, stopping distance, etc. Learning when there is no wind was excellent and took out that variable that had us concerned with our boat and the others around us. Everyone has this learning curve, but do try in the morning when there is no wind.
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okay so i guess we just need to quit putting it off and go thanx everyone for all your input i am delighted to hear we are not the only ones with a little anxiety over the docking issue thanx again and just like to say we really love this site there is a ton af great info and some really great people cant wait to go sailing
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