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Old 28 May 2016, 12:30   #11
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I prefer a reasonsably thick anchor line for ease of handling. On my 5.3 my line was 12mm. I wouldn't want a thinner diameter. It does depend on how often / what depth you intend to anchor in.
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Old 28 May 2016, 12:50   #12
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I'm surprise nobody mentionned the elasticity (or lack of it) of the line. Nylon is preferred for its elasticity because its stretch reduces peak loads on the anchor and on your boat.
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