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Houseboat Docking Lessons - learn to dock single or twin engine boats

by Ian from
(Dock Houseboats - easy lessons to learn how)

Houseboat Docking Lessons - learn to dock any boat

Houseboat Docking Lessons - learn to dock any boat

Docking a houseboat can be a very daunting thought and can be a very difficult procedure if you're not experienced. Learn how to use the tips, tools, techniques, and methods to park or dock it like a Pro!

When you consider the size, weight, and amount of windage that a houseboat offers, docking it can make many captains cringe at the idea of bringing it home to the dock.

Often, the leaving and coming back to the dock can make many houseboat owners dread to take her out on anything but a calm day. Learn the simple tips and tricks that the experienced boat captains use to handle and maneuver these large boats.

Even if you have a smaller, or longer boat, even if you have a single or twin engine installation, learn how to use the boats power and techniques to easily dock her in the right slip.

Learn how to make different approaches and use the wind, current, dock lines, and surroundings to get in and out of any precarious situation. Learn how to use fenders and spring lines to squeeze her anywhere.

Once you learn these techniques below, your marina buddies will be envious of your new docking skills, and will be in awe at the ease of how you maneuver that boat anywhere.

Learn how to dock like a PRO...

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As you can see, there are many different types of engine setups and boat configurations, and each boat has its own technique for the simple, efficient, and safe handling.

Make your crew, family, and friends proud to have you in charge and acquire the necessary skills to really enjoy your investment, anytime and anywhere!

These ebook lessons are some of the simplest and cheapest investments that you can make to allow you to become a confident captain. And when you consider the cost of damaging your boat or the responsibility of someone getting hurt, you can't put it off.

Lastly, hopefully some of our readers and visitors will share and post comments about their houseboat docking experiences.

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Thanks again for sharing, IAN from all-about-houseboats

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