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Old 10-09-2018, 08:19 PM   #12
nwboater
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City: Whidbey Island WA
Country: USA
Vessel Name: MV Kika
Vessel Model: Selene 47 Ocean Trawler
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 278
I single hand our Selene 47, and before this boat, for many years our Willard 40 sedan. Both the Willard and now the Selene are equipped with Side-Power lanyard type remote controllers. Super easy to install, just plug and play! It can be scary to step off the boat when soloing, but with a midship line in one hand and lanyard bow thruster remote in the other, I have as much control as I need. If a strong breeze is pushing me off the dock, I never fight it -- just exit and look for a "friendlier" landing or a nearby anchorage to drop the hook.
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MV Kika, Selene 47 Ocean Trawler
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