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Re: Anchoring with changing tides and wind
Here's a link to a common technique.
American Boating Association:.Anchoring in Changing Wind and Current
Personally, I am rarely 100% comfortable @ anchor. You can set anchor alarms with a GPS, and check how the boat swings through the tidal shift.
If you are anchored with other vessels, you should as Z says take note of their scope and swing
Last edited by tempest; 03-31-2013 at 09:11 AM.