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

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Originally Posted by MedSailor View Post
I would agree with much of this, though you're really well outside of "anchoring 101" or even 201 here. I usually don't like to mention this kind of stuff unless a lot of qualifications and specifics are mentioned. It's too easy, in my opinion, for someone to mis-read this info and start using 3:1 with rope and a regular sized anchor, for example, which none of the experts you mentioned are recommending.

Even with a pure rope rode there is no benefit to >7:1? Do you have a link to their data? I love anchor geekery.

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Try this one. Highlight the variable you wish to change and click and move up or down (took me a while to figure that out)


Fun to play with, but I still like to be able to raise the wind and leave some chain on the bottom.


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Last edited by lowtide; 08-30-2013 at 07:03 PM.
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