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post #60 of Old 09-02-2013
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Re: Anchor Setting Woes

Originally Posted by jameswilson29 View Post

That's right folks - no next generation anchor, no engine, no length of chain, no windlass, no backing up the boat - all easily down by hand with no particular strain. The anchor, chain and line are light enough to be easily lifted out of a cockpit locker - no heavy weight in the bow and no need for a windlass.
The Danforth can do very well in goog holding ground with a constant direction of pull.

What is the strongest wind you have anchored with the 12 LB Danforth?
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