Never had a boat, going to look at a Sea Ray 440 AC tomorrow. What should I pay attention to?

Discussion in 'Newbie Lounge - NEW' started by Texican1911, May 8, 2021.

  1. DougLas

    DougLas Well-Known Member

    Dec 13, 2008
    Lake Erie
    39 Express
    This is a couple of boating tips when coming into a marina heading for your slip. Look for flags to see the way they are blowing even the flags that are on the boats. This will help to determine the wind direction and how strong it might be. If possible when getting ready to dock the boat. Slip it in neutral for a few seconds to see if there is a current to contend with. If there is a current you will know by the way the boat is being moved to adjust accordingly.
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  2. Pirate Lady

    Pirate Lady Well-Known Member

    Jun 2, 2020
    Chesapeake, Middle River
    Sundancer 250 ‘91
    7.4 Bravo 1
    The wife. Pay attention to her. Nothing will ruin your day faster than a pissed off wife.
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