Home Forums Today's Posts Classifieds
Go Back   Crownie HQ Boater's Forum > General Discussion Boating

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-07-2018, 09:41 AM   #11
Outcast
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Atlanta GA
Posts: 725
vCash: 500
Default

I would run parallel with boat dock heading into wind (vary close to dock 6ft should) as bow get to your slip turn bow away from slip pull into neutral....then drift stern around half way across slip ...pull into reverse and crank wheel towards dock........this is all about timing.... in my alpha drive is slow to react I would be going into reverse(after the bow swing out) before my stern got to the slip or even to slip.

Best advice take a helper on an off day and practice and hour or two. I would try to let the wind push my bow. Staying vary close to the dock would be my key.
Outcast is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2018, 01:00 AM   #12
bteddlie
Member
 
bteddlie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Rowlett, TX
Posts: 177
vCash: 500
Default

Thanks to everyone for the replies and suggestions. Good tips by most...;)

I'll leave you with a pic of our day out Sunday. NO wind so no trouble getting the back in the slip that day!

Here's to a few more boating days...and being able to post pics upright!

IMG_3278.jpg
__________________
'07 Cobalt 212
5.0 GXi DP
Lake Ray Hubbard
Rowlett, TX
bteddlie is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:08 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.