Courtney the Dancer
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: San Juan Islands., WA, USA
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Re: Anchoring with changing tides and wind
It's not as difficult as it seems. Key is to have an anchor bigger than is recommended for your boat (it's big enough if everyone on the dock tells you it's ridiculously big :-)) and enough chain (if not all chain) for the anchor to set and hold properly. The rest just involves getting it to set which is just practice with your boat.
You absolutely NEED a dinghy around here.
SV Laurie Anne
1988 Brewer 40 Pilothouse