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post #4 of Old 03-12-2011
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Not that asking your insurance is unsound; I think that is a very good idea.

However, the AYBC anchor guidelines are listed on the below post, as well as some other means of estimating storm loads ("Tuning and Anchor Rode").

Sail Delmarva: Drogue and Parachute Sea Anchor Testing: A Summary for Small to Medium Cruising Catamarans

And certainly, in Florida, this is one item when going to the next size, when in doubt, is expected. Hurricanes are something else (I managed a facility that was RIGHT in front of Katrina in NOLA).

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