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To avoid having the stern of your boat swing into the dock, the recommended departure method is to _____ from the dock.

back away


A type of turn frequently used in marinas and other confined spaces that turns a boat within a space of 1 to 2 boat lengths is called a _____.

pivot turn


When backing or turning in reverse, you should make _____ steering adjustments to maintain control of the boat.



To avoid the boat's wake from coming in over the transom when making a high-speed stop, you should reduce the throttle to idle rpm while making a sharp _____ turn.

90 degree


When returning to a dock, you should make your approach with the bow into the _____ or _____, whichever is stronger.

wind; current