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Capt Vinny Donato
Boat caught under dock from incorrect dock lines
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Tying Your Dock Lines Right

The length of the boat lines are important depending on the location of the dock cleats and pilings in relation to the boat cleats and boat position at the dock.

aerial view of boat docking against current
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Docking Into the Current (or Wind)

A reader asks: “Can you give me a few pointers on docking with a cross current?”
That’s a great question, because no matter what body of water you are located in, the answer is the same…

About Captain Vinnie

Captain Vinnie Donato is a USCG Licensed Captain with over 37 years of boating experience. Marina One is proud to have him share his knowledge. Whether you’re a novice, or seasoned boater, Captain Vinnie is here to share nuggets of wisdom.

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