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Old 03-12-2011
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Originally Posted by flipdoc View Post
Can anybody give me some guidance on how to calculate what the minimum pullout force of a system should be for a given boat. Mine is a Bristol29.9.

The original displacement was 8650lb. I would like to install a system that will securely anchor my boat in a protected bayou, but it is the Emerald Coast area of FL, so prone to hurricanes, although a storm surge is more frequent in this area (Panama City).
Contact your insurance carrier ... as they should have all the 'historical' data and recommendations for such forces and methods to prevent.
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