Give me a spring line long enough and a fairlead in the right place and I can dock the world.
Pretty smart, particularly from a guy given to running around the streets naked.
Yea I know, the history books talk about Archimedes and levers, but that’s just a foul conspiracy orchestrated by Henry Kissinger from his underground bunker to keep us from becoming happy boat handlers.
Whatever, the key point is that a good docking almost always starts off with a spring line. But not just any spring…a magic spring: the one line that, all by itself, makes all the difference. We will get to that soon.
But first, let’s start with a few tips: