If you want to dock a boat like a pro, you need to think defensive. And that begins with three often forgotten tests before you approach any pier, seawall, wharf, slip, or mooring ball. Put these three steps onto your pre-docking check-list today for less stress and more success!
Arm yourself with confidence when you know how the elements will affect your boat, your engine will react to throttle and shifter, and your boat will drift when stopped with no way on. Make the three vital tests below standard procedure aboard your boat. That way, you will know that your boat will answer your commands when you need them.