Leaving your berth like a pro

Leaving the comfort of your berth can be easy if you understand your boat, the way it handles and taking into account conditions such as wind and tide also.

Let's look at a typical marina jetty scenario. When preparing to leave, take note of the wind as if you may probably reversing and you need to be aware of whether your boat will be affected by windage and blow your vessel round port or starboard, which may or may not assist your efforts.

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