Posted by: towmasters | March 22, 2010

Photo Of The Week – 3/22/10

Final approach to the Bayway barge piers: the Captain Dann falls in alongside Patapsco and the Double Skin 55, puts up a line, and stands by to assist on another Winter 2010 cold-n-windy. When handling light (empty) barges, skillful use of the additional weight and drag of the assist boat is often just as important as how their horsepower is deployed.

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  1. Pretty far back on the barge, maybe fair current?

  2. Maybe a really slack line?

  3. Looks good to me.Don’t want to be too far forward.Might over power tug along side,even in clutch.Lite barge,don’t need too much assist.Must be policy deal.


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