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post #22 of Old 02-24-2008
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It's also my understanding that one can have too large a sea-anchor, providing too much anchoring capability at the expense of strain and desirable leeway. I'd anticipate the need for beefing up a bollard or cleat as well. 15 tons of stress either by single part or bridle is a load no matter what.

Please let us know of your on-going experiences, Jim.

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