Far too often, marina accidents happen because boaters plan for wind while ignoring current.
If you address the dual challenges of communication and sightlines, docking becomes a whole lot easier.
Need to press onward despite limited visibility? Here's what you need to know.
Safely picking up a mooring will put you in the heart of harbor scenes that only boaters can enjoy.
Just because you’re out boating doesn’t mean you’re improving your skills on things like docking.
If you're having trouble with docking skills, the problem may be anxiety.
At 65, Stephen Dunn finally bought the boat of his dreams. Then, he realized he had to learn how to run her.
YachtSense offers scalable, customizable and failsafe marine automation through intuitive control of onboard systems.
Moving from a monohull to a powercat requires some practice. A bareboat charter is a great way to get it.
Do you suffer from anxiety in docking situations? Here's a book that can help.
A boat by any other name will still hit the bottom if you’re not paying attention at the helm.
Once you learn to make use of your boat’s sliding stern, close-quarters maneuvering will be far easier.
After heading out in calm conditions, Washington man encounters 8-10 footers and an accident scene; commences rescue efforts.
To navigate a bridge safely, do your homework and proceed with caution.
There are docking skills and then there are "docking" skills. As they say here on the Chesapeake: "It's an Eastern Shore thing; you wouldn't understand."
Follow these essential seamanship best practices when cruising past sundown.
Raymarine and Mercury’s preview of semi-autonomous docking assist
No more embarrassing docking by feel with Raymarine's machine vision cameras and virtual bumpers.
The expertise you employ maneuvering in close quarters has as much to do with skill as it does with proper planning.
Improve your docking and boat handling skills with this course from Boaters University.
Plus, Chris Parker's 'Weather 101' Is Now Accepting Students
Knowing how to confidently dock your boat is essential to boat ownership, here are some tips from Bob Sweet.
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Bob Sweet, TrawlerFest presenter and Boaters University instructor, talks about what makes a good boat handler and how to become one.