Putting a boat into the slip can be stressful, so everyone should appreciate some tips for easier docking. In this short video we take a look at three very basic but very important things you should always do, when it’s time to put your boat into the slip at the end of the day.

Wait a sec—you say you’re one of those lucky boaters who has a joystick system? This can make docking a whole lot easier. But those new to boating may still have an issue or two. If so, be sure to check out Boating Tips: Docking with Optimus Joystick Control.