How to dock a boat

A foolproof four-step approach to docking like a pro

By David HarrisDavid Harris

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Step 1: Approaching the dock

Photo by Paul Howlatt

In tight quarters or with the wind blowing off the dock, it’s easier to approach bow-on. Use just enough speed to maintain steerage and head for where you want the stern to end up.


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