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post #7 of Old 04-12-2013
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Re: What strategy do you employ when using a drogue

Series Drogue: Ocean survival

Seems length of legs of bridle is key to function maintaining the stern to face oncoming wave train. See above link. Retrieval not difficult with series drogue. Place another line on it using same knot you use for your snubber ( your preference). Winch it in and repeat. Big advantage of series drogue to other devices is it's feasible to retrieve. Been told with sea anchors and single device drogues folks have had such troube that they ended up just cutting them away ( Ouch- expensive).

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