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Old 01-23-2013, 11:56 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by fryedaze View Post
Heres folks that can handle single a screw.

Obviously there's some time element involved in the rodeo scoring. According to the flag, they have the wind generally on the bow when backing. Even without competing for time, you wouldn't want to dawdle around excessively and risk the bow being blown well off when backing. If you're throwing a wake when you pull into a slip it's tough to say that you don't have more speed up than you need- and maybe more than you will be able to control.

Maybe they should change the rodeo scoring from "who's fastest" to "who's most accurate"?

Paraphrasing Peter from up thread, "Never approach the dock faster than you are willing to hit it." (sometimes you will)
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