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Old 15 June 2006, 18:26   #31
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Some insurance quotes i had said this was a real no no
Especially if your using Hugh Jardon's grapnel anchor
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Especially if your using Hugh Jardon's grapnel anchor
It would have been more effective putting a line around his Stereo and bunging that over the side!
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A point which has not been mentioned is that you should not just bung it over the side. An anchor needs to be set by paying out approx. 3x and backing down under low power, down wind, until it holds firmly, then pay out the remaining scope. Also, there is no such thing as too much chain and always use twisted nylon. Personally I always carry a spare second anchor and have had need to use it many times. You can buy aluminioum achors also, but they are expensive. It is not the weight that does the work but the shape/surface area.
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Old 16 June 2006, 03:15   #34
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It would have been more effective putting a line around his Stereo and bunging that over the side!

stereo is not that big but i think the amp would have held us both!!
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under water?
It just melts underwater........honestly!!
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A point which has not been mentioned is that you should not just bung it over the side. An anchor needs to be set by paying out approx. 3x and backing down under low power, down wind, until it holds firmly, then pay out the remaining scope. Also, there is no such thing as too much chain and always use twisted nylon. Personally I always carry a spare second anchor and have had need to use it many times. You can buy aluminioum achors also, but they are expensive. It is not the weight that does the work but the shape/surface area.
Thanks, what do you mean by twisted nylon.
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Thanks, what do you mean by twisted nylon.
I think that they're a New York punk outfit.
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I use multi-plat, it lies nice and flat in the anchor locker.
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And multiplait has shock absobtion built in - less likely to jerk out the anchor - or your bollards!!!
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