Originally Posted by northoceanbeach
3:1 is all you can do here. I have a storm sized anchor and a boat length if chain. It holds like a concrete block
He anchored right next to me. I think he only had 1.5:1.
I don't care what you got, anchor-wise - scope is scope and 3:1 is too short.
Go after the guy for damages, bec ause he was clerarly shorter and tighter than you, but you ARE running too short.
A concrete block drags when pulled by a 3000 lb boat on the tide.