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post #32 of Old 08-30-2010
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Originally Posted by sailingdog View Post

An amidships line is a much better suggestion than a bow line.
With a bow line, the stern can blow off the dock and cause some serious problems. With a stern line, the bow can blow off the dock with similar results. With an amidships line, you can bring the boat into the dockówithout having the bow or stern being able to blow off and control how far forward or aft the boat lies to the dock.
Great idea when the winds is blowing
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