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Re: Opinions on anchor swivels
my main concern was removing the twist in the chain.
Where does the twist come from? From the boat making full circles. Why does that happen? Current reversals and substantial wind shifts over time
. You'll find that the time it takes to get the anchor up is plenty of time for a few twists to unwind. For most (most, not all) people the swivel is a solution looking for a problem.
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