Originally Posted by Hightower
Never driven anything on the scale of this boat but if he wanted to gauge height wouldn't he had been better to reverse in to the bridge using the currents, using the engines to line up by ferry gliding. He'd always have an escape route with plenty of forward thrust should he need it?
I agree about backwards, that's what I would have tried, although I probably wouldn't have tried.
I thought this would have a bow thruster, which once again would probably have been more useful heading into the current. Not vey helpful going sideways into such a strong current.