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Re: Let's talk about anchors some more
The Dashews who know a thing or two about anchoring use 3/8 chain ( G7) chain on their 83 foot FPB. This is with a displacement of 86,000 lb.
They specifically address chain size in this page
on their site.
They say, among other things:
Once you have sufficient strength in the chain to connect boat to anchor, the best system for the weight will always be light rode/big anchor.
Why are people happy to accept science which makes their life easier while rejecting science that makes their faith or beliefs more difficult?