More and more modern boats are employing twin rudders. They have advantages under sail, but some think they’re harder to maneuver in tight spots under motor power. Here are some handy techniques….

After a sail test on the new Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 380 Performance with Marine Servicenter in Seattle, dealership owner Dan Krier described several interesting techniques for tight-quarter maneuvering on a boat with twin rudders and a bow thruster. Apologies for the wind noise, but hopefully the information comes through and it is interesting and handy!