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Re: Anchor Setting Woes

Originally Posted by noelex77 View Post

What is the strongest wind you have anchored with the 12 LB Danforth?
Amazingly, it held me in the derecho that came through Kiptopeake Beach sometime around last July 1st, with winds reported to be briefly in the 70s. I was anchored inside the L-shaped pier. It sounded like a freight train on shore. My boat was heeled over about 30 degrees with no sails or bimini up, vibrating up and down, and my Achilles inflatable with flipping over and over again.
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