Join Date: Jun 2000
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Re: Anchoring with changing tides and wind
I like Tempest's suggestion of using two anchors in a Bahamian moor. The angled rodes spread the load, making dragging or moving less likely. We anchored in a fog in Arcachon - where there's a hefty current in and out of the estuary - and this setup kept us turning tightly in place despite changing wind & current. When the fog cleared in the morning, we saw we were only a boatlength from oyster bed fences that would have been quite nasty to run or bump into.