Originally Posted by JeffD
Do you have any pictures of the setup?
Sorry lads I didnt see this earlier .. here ya go
This will be familiar enough for those ancients among us, my old fella made it good and tidy for me last year, with a spliced fly lead , to go to the boats bow eye and this one is good for a 30M reach.
He made it with a smaller diameter rope than I would have, but that said .. it will take less room on the boat as such. and the current RIB is only a 5.4 anyway
So your deep end has the sea anchor (something light) at point A .. your bow eye goes to B .. and the uncoiled loop on the drum goes round another anchor up the beach
You can drop either end first but you need to know your tides
and how long you want to park up for ... and the slope and run on the beach which is a factor of either of the others
Like I said earlier .. just make sure your deep water pulley. pictured between A&C has a swivel on it, because some ropes especially like old nylon are a devil for twisting as you pay them out, so it makes it really hard to pull out and in, and you dont want to look like a tit on the beach with your new fangled rig .... and you have to swim to the boat anyway