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You & the New wife survived, the boat survived and all is well.
I am sure that people will be making various suggestions; From having a larger anchor to more rode out.
There are different kinds of mooring/anchoring methods, and everyone has their opinion on what is the best. The only suggestion I would have for you is to study the books on anchoring and see if you can improve your method & anchoring skills. But the main thing is whatever works for you when the weather kicks up will be the method & anchor that you will swear by.

From my point of view though is more chain your main anchoring system. and the lighter rode & chain for the lunch hook.

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