Originally Posted by jorgenl
It is probably 30-50 ft of water where the container ships anchor, anchoring the P26 would require a lot of rode...
Yes, but there were probably some shallower sections that he had passed through while having the issues with the current and such that he could have more easily dropped anchor in, and which would have prevented him from getting into the container ship anchorage area in the first place.
I really only mentioned it because a lot of people forget that stopping the boat by dropping anchor is a valid and often good way to keep a bad situation from getting worse.
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