This simulator is designed to train you to dock your twin engine or single I/O power boat before you actually try it in the water! This is not a game, but a simulator. Thanks for all the feedback! We continuously update the simulator to make it an effective tool. To run the simulator Click Here. Please email […]
From user Pete Harris: Love the simulator ! It’s great for developing muscle memory, so you can just focus on strategy when things get real. It was a bit daunting trying to figure out what game controller to buy, coupled with the worry I was wasting my time, and would not be able to get […]
Inbox Suggestion from user John Torkelson I am in the process of buying a 35 to 45 foot boat and need to make a decision on “do I need side thrusters or not?”. Your simulator is great for helping me make that decision and I thank you for your effort. I do have two suggestions for you. […]
We updated the Wind and Water Indicators to improve the user experience. Just click on the + / – symbols to increase / decrease the wind / water speed. Then click on any circle to change the wind / water direction.
We have upgraded our URL to include a new SSL certificate. The new URL is https://theboatdocker.com ! Thanks.
This configuration was proposed by John who asked for a modification to the Man Overboard that would “Simulate backing down on a fish.” The fish moves quite a bit faster than the Man Overboard, otherwise it operates the same. Click on the water to move the fish.
Thanks to your suggestions we have added Rudder Effectiveness and Single I/O Prop Walk. You can now select low/medium/high rudder effectiveness from the start menu. Be sure to refresh your browsers on the menu page and then again on the simulator page. For a single I/O with an engine speed of 600 RPM, the engine […]
Thanks to Iain’s suggestion, we have updated the spring lines, so that it is now a two-step process. To deploy a spring line, first click on a bumper/fender, and then click on the cleat. To remove a spring line, just click on the bumper/fender. TheBoatDocker Group
Hello Boaters, Many of you have been asking for a (Windows) downloadable version that runs independent from the internet. Click on the link below to download a .zip file to your favorite directory, unzip the file, and click on TheBoatDocker.exe. Please let me know how this works for you. theboatdocker.zip
Hello Boaters, Thanks to Alexander’s suggestion, we just added a “Moving Boat” to the menu. In this scenario, a moving boat moves from right to left and the pilot of this boat doesn’t stop for anyone or anything! Enjoy