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Correct distance apart for mooring ties poles?

Mar 9, 2016
28
Irwin Citation 38 Madeira Beach
Hi All,
We have just purchased an Irwin Citation 38, she has a 12ft 6 beam. We are arranging to have tie poles installed to the right of our dock and are wondering what the correct/desirable width is?

I am thinking around 16 feet? Allowing just under 2 foot either side?

Any opinions on this would be greatly appreciated.


Mike
 

DougM

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Jul 24, 2005
2,180
Beneteau 323 Manistee, MI
Your suggested 16 feet should be reasonable.
The pilings that I have measure just shy of 20 feet from the wall side. I'm used to the reach for my lines which stay on the pilings. I can reach them with a long boat hook.
 
Mar 9, 2016
28
Irwin Citation 38 Madeira Beach
Your suggested 16 feet should be reasonable.
The pilings that I have measure just shy of 20 feet from the wall side. I'm used to the reach for my lines which stay on the pilings. I can reach them with a long boat hook.
Many thanks Doug :)