How can you dock your boat like a pro when springing onto or off of a pier? Fine tune this docking maneuver when you use your wheel or tiller to apply just the right amount of rudder to put you in control in all conditions of wind or current. Read on to discover how to put this super simple technique into play to make docking or un-docking your small sailboat smoother and easier every time!
If you’ve seen the latest eBook, “Dock a Boat Like a Pro“, you note that hard (maximum) rudder angle was used to demonstrate springing effect along with a spring line and the engine throttle. But sometimes, you’ll want to use much less rudder angle to regulate your speed.