With plenty of open water, it would seem that all you should have to do is “point and shoot.” But the most dangerous part of your trip is the last 30 feet. Coming into dock can be extremely challenging.

Cross winds, other boats, following winds, and lets not forget people and pets on your boat that all want to get off the boat to help.

Learning safe docking maneuvers can make the trip more enjoyable at the end of the day.