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12 TOP DOCKING TIPS: 7-12

7. Watch Your Speed Minimal throttle, simply idling in gear, is the best speed for virtually every docking situation. 8. Stepping Up A dock hand will often step up onto a tied line, holding onto the boat for balance, and use the weight of her body to bring the boat in closer. 9. Controlled Docking The secret to [...]

2016-10-26T09:14:14+00:00 January 22nd, 2015|Categories: Boating|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Do’s And Don’ts Of Marine Electronics

Follow these marine communications guidelines to avoid breaking the law. By Ken Englert  Every activity has its rules, and boating is not exempt. Here are some legal requirements concerning use of marine electronics, some of which might surprise even veteran captains. VHF Radio Law •Communicate only on channels authorized for recreational boating use. See the [...]

2016-10-26T09:14:16+00:00 November 13th, 2014|Categories: Boating|Tags: , , , , , , , |