Sailing Adventures

The Physics of Docking 101 - Text Version

At the Nord2AK Nordhavn rendezvous, held in Petersburg, Alaska in July, 2016, I presented a seminar titled "The Physics of Docking". This is a basic explanation of the forces that work for and against you as youmaneuver and dock a large, single screw vessel.

I received much positive feedback so I posted a text version. Click here to view this file: Physics of Docking 9May16.pdf