SailNet Community - View Single Post - Caternary & Chain...
View Single Post
  #48  
Old 11-10-2013
SkywalkerII SkywalkerII is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 143
Thanks: 1
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 7
SkywalkerII is on a distinguished road
Re: Caternary & Chain...

I can't find the reference right now, but Rod Stephens of S&S is on record discouraging the use of a chain rode. If I recall, he believed chain stresses fittings and does not add to holding strength.

Hard to argue with Rod or his brother!

Skywalker
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook