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Old 08-07-2013, 18:21   #1
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Docking trouble? Watch this and feel better! :)

Ever had that feeling of you boat not wanting to do what you want it to do?

Have a quicky at this video....





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Old 08-07-2013, 18:28   #2
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Re: Docking trouble? Watch this and feel better! :)

That was well executed then.

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Old 08-07-2013, 18:32   #3
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It will buff out.
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Old 08-07-2013, 18:47   #4
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Just exercising his right of way as vessel in restricted waters. Docked boats should have known better to give way!
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Old 08-07-2013, 18:51   #5
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Tugboat Captain to wife: "Lucy! You've gotta a lot of 'splaining to do!"
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Re: Docking trouble? Watch this and feel better! :)

wonder how that sailboat verse freighters thread is going
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Old 09-07-2013, 04:34   #7
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Old 09-07-2013, 05:18   #8
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Re: Docking trouble? Watch this and feel better! :)

I guess that the tug was there only as a bumper just in case something hit the starboard side and as usual that was the only side that did not hit anything
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So important when u say "begin a turn to starboard" you make it clear it is the ships starboard and not the tugs!!!!
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Old 09-07-2013, 12:24   #10
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Re: Docking trouble? Watch this and feel better! :)

I didn't know I could hold a cringe that long.
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Old 09-07-2013, 12:39   #11
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Re: Docking trouble? Watch this and feel better! :)

The perfect remote location to practice a three point turn. Our boat also pulls to the left in reverse.
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gr8! feels good to know others too make mistakes!

THX for sharing, Mark!

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The perfect remote location to practice a three point turn. Our boat also pulls to the left in reverse.
Yup, port prop walk, yet again!
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said to be a defective thruster in one article I found.
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Ouch! Watched it at first without sound and then again with. So much more painful to hear it!
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