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Old 08-30-2013
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Re: The Perils of Rafting On

I do not like Danforths at the best times. But in shifting winds and currents they are especially worrisome. As you point out they need to shift and re-set. I have also seen the chain get caught between the stock and the flukes.

I use two anchors in soft bottoms when there is little chance of wind shift; fouled rodes are no fun.

I do not want to start and anchor war, I have used just about every style on the market. You might consider using a modern anchor, a plow or a Bruce. I have had success with most of them.
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