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Old 22 March 2010, 11:22   #1
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Anchoring - RIB Tie/Cleat points

Hi all,

I used to tie up my anchor on my previous speed boat via the cleats/rails on the bow, but my new RIB has no such things !

(Boat is an AVON 4.65 mtr Sea Sport)

I assume all I have to anchor off is the "D" ring in the centre of the fiberglass the hull under the front tubes which is not easy/ impossible to lean over and tie to. I guess I can have a connecting rope to "flip up" when required but this doesnt seem very neat.

I was thinking of adding a folding cleat at the very front seat/anchor hold area so you could still sit down without it poking up but this would mean the anchor rope coming up over the front tubes when at anchor. This doesnt seem right so does anyone anchor off this way ie with rope going over the tubes and is this what you do or a no no ?

Or do you guys tie the anchor to elsewhere eg the side ropes ???

Any help or assistance is greatly appraciated.

much appreciated

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Old 22 March 2010, 11:33   #2
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Welcome to the forum.

I use a painted that is spliced to the D ring in the bow. When I need to anchor I put a loop/back hander in the anchor rope then clip the painter to this.
Retrieval is easy as you still have the anchor rope in the boat so you can pull the painter round and untie it.
I have the painter either clipped to the lifelines on the tube or on the grab handle on the console.
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Old 22 March 2010, 12:00   #3
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Welcome to the forum.

I use a painted that is spliced to the D ring in the bow. When I need to anchor I put a loop/back hander in the anchor rope then clip the painter to this.
Retrieval is easy as you still have the anchor rope in the boat so you can pull the painter round and untie it.
I have the painter either clipped to the lifelines on the tube or on the grab handle on the console.
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Just make sure your painter isn't long enough to foul the prop if it comes loose and goes under the boat!
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I guess I can have a connecting rope to "flip up" when required
Welcome and yes this is the way to do it
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Old 22 March 2010, 12:29   #5
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same as Chewy.

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I have a 6inch high sampson post bolted to the floor in the Bow, and an open rubber section over the tubes.

The Anchor line runs through the channel, and I put a few wraps aound the post.

The tube provides a little bit of protection from snatch, although I don't leave the boat anchored for long, overnight, or in rough weather.

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we spec our boats up with a jamming cleat anchor fitting on the bow, and it is useful for quick anchoring and esp for veering down to a casualty when acting as safety boat or whatever. Just drop the rope in the cleat and its anchored. But I wouldnt leave it there for any length of time or in strong tides, the painter gets tied into the anchor rope then, never to the end of the anchor rope - always leaving a length of it (the lazy line) coming back into the boat for retrieval time
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I have a 6inch high sampson post bolted to the floor in the Bow, and an open rubber section over the tubes.

The Anchor line runs through the channel, and I put a few wraps aound the post.

The tube provides a little bit of protection from snatch, although I don't leave the boat anchored for long, overnight, or in rough weather.

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Those jamming rubber jamming cleats are ok but they tend to work loose very quickly, or the rope just slides straight through if there is any sort of deasent froce applied., I ended up bolting a deasent sized cleat to the deck and using that rubber jamming cleat to keep the rope in place.
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