2003-2008 Four Winns Sundowner 205 225 245 285 Boat Owners Manual

If wind or current is moving toward the dock, move parallel The mooring lines you will use most often are the bow
to the dock further out. Let the wind or current push you    line, the stern line, and spring lines as shown on Figure
in.  Tie the stern first, then the bow.
T6. Each line has a specific purpose. The bow line and
the stern line secure your boat’s bow and stern.  The
Use extreme caution if wind or current is from your stern.  two spring lines keep your boat from moving forward or
Back in towards  the dock slowly at  a slight angle  with     backward when you are moored alongside a dock.
engine in slow reverse. Gently swing parallel. Tie stern
first, then the bow.
If you are mooring your boat for a short time, bow and
stern lines may be the only lines you will need. If you
If the weather looks bad, use spring-lines from the bow     are mooring your boat for a longer time or the currents
and stern to dock amidships of the boat.  Tie up on the     are swift, you should use spring lines. The stern spring
downwind side of the dock.   If the wind is changeable,     line leads from the boat’s stern cleat forward to the pil-
placefendersoverthesidebetweentheboatandthedock.           ing or cleat on the dock. The bow spring line leads from
the bow cleat aft to the dock.
B.   Mooring
If you are mooring your boat in a slip, bow and spring
After you have positioned your boat next to the dock, you  lines, port and starboard, will  keep your boat in posi-
must secure it with mooring lines  to keep it in position.
Mooring lines must be long enough to secure your boat in
any docking situation.   For example,  the length of  the     NOTE: If tides are  a consideration, be sure  to leave
lines for a 16-foot runabout should be at least 15 feet. An  slack in the lines to make up for the rise and fall of the
eye splice at the end of each line works well with bow or   water while your boat is docked.
stern cleats.
Figure  T6:   Mooring  Lines
Sundowner™  Owner’s  Manual
Section T
Product Specification
CategoriesFour Winns Manuals, Four Winns Sundowner Manuals, Outboard Marine Corporation Manuals
Tags, , ,
Model Year2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Download File
Please Enter the Security Characters Shown Below. Letters are Case Sensitive. Your download link will appear upon completing this step.
- 206 pages
Document TypeOwner's Manual
Product BrandBoats and Cruisers, Four Winns. For support contact your dealer at http://www.fourwinns.com/locate-dealer.aspx
Document File TypePDF
Wikipedia's PageOutboard Marine Corporation
CopyrightAttribution Non-commercial
(1 votes, average: 3 out of 3)
Marine readers have rated 2003-2008 Four Winns Sundowner 205 225 245 285 Boat Owners Manual 3.0 out of 3.0 based on 1 product reviews.
Submit your review (optional)
(will not be displayed)
* Required Field

2003-2008 Four Winns Sundowner 205 225 245 285 Boat Owners Manual SKU UPC Model
Evgeny on Jun 25, 2013.

nice boat!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *