Originally Posted by GordMay
please do ...
Here is an example Gord: a starboard dock
line, [poor quality picture].
Now I read it again I realise I did not express myself clearly in my posting
What I really meant is that the dock
line comes directly to its final point of attachment on the yacht without touching any other part of the boat on the way (fairleads, rollers, ...) if it is supposed to stay there for any length of time.
In calm weather
and for a short time I may use fairleads etc.