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BRINGING A MULTIHULL ALONGSIDE

Published on 27 november 2008 at 0h00

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Approach moving aster

To tie up along a pontoon, it is always easier to approach moving astern - quite simply, to make seeing the approaching pontoon easier, and to make the crew’s task (jumping onto the pontoon) easier…

The mooring lines are ready

Approach the pontoon slowly, moving astern. The mooring lines are ready, made fast to the cleats… A crew member is ready with a fender… just in case !

The crew member jumps down onto the pontoon…

When you are close enough to the pontoon for a crew member to jump ashore, engage forward gear, to immobilise the boat. The crew member jumps down onto the pontoon…

He must now make fast the aft mooring line.

He must now make fast the aft mooring line.

the boat must be parallel with and close to the pontoon.

Once the stern is immobilised, go forward slowly, by increasing the revs of the engine on the opposite side to the pontoon, until the boat is parallel with and close to the pontoon.

Make fast the forward mooring line

All that remains is for ...

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