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Re: Let's talk about anchors some more
I think scope is more or just as important as weight. I coastal cruise and anchor for no more than 3 to 5 nights before moving on. My 25 lbs danforth is my primary. I have never dragged. I do pay close attention to the weather before heading out. That being said I plan on buying a Rocna or Manson this summer before I do more extensive cruising this fall.
In my oppinion that pearson is a heavy boat and a 25 pounder is seriously under sized by half. I mean no disrespect and to each his own. But I hope you consider up sizing when you are shopping. If you have windless, why buy one of these light, fancy things. I can see if you hand raise why they are popular. In Belize we have these things called Biama's, the wind comes down out of the mountains at 40 knots. It goes from 0 to 40 in a second, and from the side. It's bumper boat night in Placencia when that happens.
" Some are boat wise and some are other wise"
Last edited by Capt.aaron; 07-24-2012 at 08:38 AM.