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Old 08-29-2013, 05:06 PM   #30
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Originally Posted by SeaHorse II View Post
I do the same thing when leaving the slip. The bow thruster allows me to keep the boat in the middle of the slip so as not to rub the hull do to prop walk . I put my fenders up before leaving the slip.
I do to (the thruster) to keep bow evenly between the fingers and/or to put an angle on the boat to counter prop walk, or to push off the side of a single finger. I don't, however, take in the fenders until out of the berth.

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