Re: Handling Anchor/Rode with no Locker
My drum winch, 22 inches by 11 inches, holds 550 feet of half inch nylon. It is what all fishboats use here,the hydralic version. I have been using one since 79, and wouldnt do it any other way. No dead crabs below decks.
Brent Swain, Boat designer, Builder, and author of "Origami Metal Boatbuilding"