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Correspondence course in boat docking?

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What they don't tell you in that course is that after you've securely moored(?) your vessel and dash off to find a nearby restaurant or pub, by the time you get back there will be swarms of workers with torches cutting your baby to bits!!

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Well I can dock that well now, without the course, and have done so many times:-))

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