With a little practice, everyone should be able to dock a boat. However, add some wind and water current, and even the most experienced boaters will find docking a boat a real challenge.
Select the wind and water heading and amount at the start menu. Also, select wind gusts / no gusts at the start menu. When “gusts” are on, the actual wind and/or water speed can be as much as 1.5 times the nominal wind and/or water speed. Wind gusts can last for about five seconds.
The wind & water heading and amount can also be updated when you are in the simulator. Thanks to Phil’s suggestions, we have added upgraded the wind and water instrumentation. There is now a wind gauge that attempts to emulate a commercial gauge. We added a water gauge (which in reality doesn’t exist) to control the water speed and direction.
The left and right arrows next to the gauges allow five degree increments. The up and down arrows next to the gauges are used to change the wind / water speeds.