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Captain John's docking secrets

Year: 2022
Language: english
Author: Jamieson J.
Genre: Manual
Publisher: JN Jamieson
ISBN: 1736533657
Format: PDF
Quality: Scanned pages
Pages count: 142
Description: Gain 'the Edge' to Dock Your Boat with ConfidenceHow can you master docking any boat shorthanded with rudder, engine, and a single spring line? What 'works-every-time' skills can you put into play, starting today, to boost your boat-handling abilities in a blustery breeze or strong current?Discover the insider secrets the pros use to make a bull's eye approach and land between two other boats, work with wind or current to make smoother landings, or take control in a docking emergency in case your engine stops or a line gets wrapped in your propeller.Captain John shows you how to:· Use one line to dock or un-dock your boat smooth and easy.· Protect your costly hull with 'sentinels' and 'line wrapping'.· Make an emergency landing at a pier with three easy steps.· Use your rudder alone to land a disabled boat inside a slip.· Tap into the little-known secret of R.E.S.T. for precision docking.· Slow down without an engine, using three secret techniques.· Prevent flooding Check out what’s inside:
Vital docking terms you must know before you start
Ten ways to stormproof your sailboat
What docking skills are the most important, and which ones should you master first?
What does it take to back your boat straight?
How to enter a marina - seven defensive prep-steps
What is the proper way to use a spring line when docking?
Docking and undocking with spring lines explained with clarity – master-level knowledge
Special docking techniques every sailor must master
BONUS CHAPTER! - Captain John’s Proven Sailing Safety Checklists
So much more!
So if you are looking for an easy-to-understand guide to docking and boat handling, this book is exactly what you need!emergencies with one simple step after tying up.Use this practical docking guide to gain the confidence you need for safer sailing or cruising anywhere in the world!
Additional info: About the Author
John Jamieson served for over 20 years in the U.S. Coast Guard as a navigator, search-and-rescue skipper, and master training specialist. Later, he directed the seamanship department at the Chapman School of Seamanship in Florida. His articles have been published by Blue Water Sailing and Good Old Boat magazine. Visit his website at



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