How to Select and Maintain Dock Lines

Learn how to set up your mooring lines so it's easy to tie your boat up, every time.

22nd December 2013.
By Gary Reich

Whether you come into a dock rarely or every time you go boating, it’s important to have dock lines that are the right length and size for your boat. And setting them up so they are easy to tie and untie will make that docking maneuver a lot easier. Gary Reich walks us through selecting selecting the right lines, choosing the length, and where to rig each one. Watch the video to learn more.

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Gary Reich walks us through selecting the right line to tie up the boat properly.


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Gary Reich

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Gary Reich is a Chesapeake Bay-based freelance writer and photojournalist with over 25 years of experience in the marine industry. He is the former editor of PropTalk Magazine and was the managing editor of the Waterway Guide. His writing and photography have been published in PassageMaker Magazine, Soundings, Fly Fishing in Salt Waters, Yachting Magazine, and Lakeland Boating, among others.
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