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grace

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bollard pull problem
« on: March 21, 2014, 08:16:00 PM »

i tried to do a bollard pull today, it got to 8lbs but couldnt give it full throttle because it was pulling the boat hard over to one side.the was a strong cross wind and a slight flow on the canal...what am i doing wrong? or whats up with the boat?

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Tug-Kenny

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Re: bollard pull problem
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2014, 08:19:44 PM »


You may be getting what they call  'Prop walk'.   Try a longer cable and steering the opposite way.

Ken


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