Docking a Boat: 6 Steps for Beginners | Boating Basics: Pro Tips

Boating for beginners
Follow our beginner’s guide on how to dock a boat, 6 Steps to Docking a Boat Like a Pro, powered by Progressive®, to discover a few simple ways to feel more confident at the helm. Whether you are docking in a slip, coming alongside a dock, or docking against the wind or current, these pro tips will help you line up your approach and ensure you’re ready for any docking scenario. Be sure to prepare docking lines and fenders in advance, and remember, always proceed slowly towards the dock. Slow is pro—never approach a dock faster than you’re willing to hit it. Practice makes perfect!

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Watch other episodes of Boating Basics: Pro Tips, powered by Progressive®
Episode 1 – Boat Checklist: 8 Things to Bring Onboard: https://youtu.be/vGA6kAtWFwg
Episode 2 – Launching a Boat: 9 Steps for Success: https://youtu.be/f5kY1Lx7qa0

Explore these additional boating resources on DiscoverBoating.com:
How to Dock a Boat – https://bit.ly/3pI2Ehm
Boat Fenders (“Bumpers”) 101: Tying, Placement & Usage – https://bit.ly/3k38S87
How to Tie Up a Boat to a Dock – https://bit.ly/3GpzbyR
How to Dock a Pontoon Boat – https://bit.ly/2ZmDtWx
How to Dock a Personal Watercraft (PWC) – https://bit.ly/3mkeEDG

See you on the water!
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