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Re: What do I do if someone anchors too close?
While at anchor a week ago, a guy dropped a 100 lb mushroom anchor and mooring setup 20 feet from my anchor. That was according to witnesses -- members of the New England Cruising Society (?). I was not there at the time. Granted, I had 70 feet of chain out in 10 feet of water, but with a 50 foot boat, the guy is just plain dumb.
I don't think he was being malicious. I met him a couple days before. I actually think he's just plain dumb!
Proir to him showing up with his boat, I moved our boat, figuring that a wind shift could make for a bit of a tangle.
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Last edited by Bene505; 07-10-2013 at 02:26 AM.