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Mooring boat
These boaters on a river cruise on the canals of Burgundy have chosen to moor their rental boat for a more leisurely lunch. Mooring techniques are quickly learned even by novices. They depend on the type of boat, the weather conditions and the type of mooring station (quay, bank, lock) and essentially require you to adapt your speed when approaching the mooring point, to prepare your moorings by untying and coiling them and to be assisted by a person at the front and a person at the rear of the boat. To be able to cast off the moorings without having to go down on the quay, the mooring line must always be fixed on the boat's cleat (and not on the quay) by making a turn around the mooring post then two '8' on the boat's cleat.
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