Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 
Old 05 September 2010, 06:18   #11
Member
 
martini's Avatar
 
Country: UK - Channel Islands
Town: jersey
Boat name: Martini II
Make: Arctic 28/FC470
Length: 8m +
Engine: twin 225Opti/50hp 2t
MMSI: 235067688
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 3,021
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mollers View Post
Big, black, steep lee shores with sea running give me the ebeegeebees. I always hope that the seabed would shallow enough the closer you got.
I was practically alongside the Casquets Rock earlier this summer in 45m
Not that you'd want to throw the hook in a 10 knot tide
__________________

__________________
martini is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05 September 2010, 06:21   #12
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Mighty Penryn
Boat name: Little Joe.
Make: Avon Searider
Length: 4m +
Engine: Honda BF50
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 8,841
Quote:
Originally Posted by martini View Post
I was practically alongside the Casquets Rock earlier this summer in 45m
Not that you'd want to throw the hook in a 10 knot tide
45m! I live in hope.
__________________

__________________
Mollers is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05 September 2010, 06:35   #13
RIBnet admin team
 
willk's Avatar
 
Country: Ireland
Make: Redbay Boats
Length: 9m +
Engine: 370hp
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 12,926
RIBase
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cypman View Post
Not watching where you are going WilK, and you with 2 props to foul as well !!! But you are absolutely right, we never have enough when the s..t hits the fan !!l
Hard to see an un-buoyed weed encrusted floating rope

Luckily no props were fouled although same couldn't be said for my survival suit...
__________________
willk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05 September 2010, 08:18   #14
RIBnet supporter
 
jambo's Avatar
 
Country: UK - Scotland
Town: Girvan & Tayvallich
Boat name: Breawatch
Make: Ribcraft
Length: 5m +
Engine: Mercury 150 F/stroke
MMSI: ex directory!!
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 5,787
RIBase
Quote:
Originally Posted by willk View Post
Hard to see an un-buoyed weed encrusted floating rope

Luckily no props were fouled although same couldn't be said for my survival suit...

Ho, exactly what do you mean you 'fouled' your survival suit!!? Was it that frieghtening?


J
__________________
jambo
'Carpe Diem'
Member of the ebay Blue RIB cover club
Member of SABS ( Scottish West Division)
jambo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05 September 2010, 12:07   #15
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Portishead/Falmouth
Make: Ribeye
Length: 5m +
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 161
Quote:
Originally Posted by alystra View Post
My only concern about the Bruce anchor in these smaller sizes is it's ability to dig into hard sand - from your location I guess you'll be doing that.
With 6m of 8mm chain I'd say this wouldn't be an issue. Our little 5kg Bruce digs into everything and holds fast, although we have 10m of chain on but personally I think this is more than required.
__________________

__________________
alexm is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:36.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.