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Re: 1st Summer With Mantus Anchor
And how about difficult retrievals?
That was my biggest fear (besides it not holding). I thought wow, look at that big shovel, I'll be dredging half the bay bottom up with that! Actually I used the windlass the first few times, even in calm weather. After only seeing maybe a small clump here and there I was pleasantly surprised that I could retreave this by hand with no problem (At deeper depths I took a little break after she broke free and was off the bottom). One time we were in super SUPER slimey black mud I had a worse time getting the chain clean than the anchor! I imagine it dumps out the back as you come off the bottom.
2000 Catalina 320
1993 Macgregor 26S
1981 Hobie H16
19?? Sol Cat
Many, many power boats
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