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Old 04-25-2011
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I've set mine under sail several times by simply flaking or coiling 3X depth plus bullnose height, sailing into the wind, luffing, and letting the wind/ current take me back until the rode is stretched out and then backwinding whatever sail i'm carrying to set it and then paying out until I've got at least a 5/1 scope.

I'm sailing in a 23 ft. boat and I'm anchoring in 10-15 ft; might not be viable on larger vessels in deeper water.
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