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Re: Anchoring in storms?

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Originally Posted by BarryL View Post
Hey,

So if I understand this, you bought an anchor so that if a storm (big storm) is going to hit, you will move your boat from the dock to somewhere else, where you will deploy your anchor (or anchors) and ride the storm out on the boat?

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Barry
Barry,

Many boaters carry two anchors for extra holding should they get caught out in a storm. It happens. Best to be prepared. Generally, not a hurricane as they move slow enough to give plenty of warning, but the normal storms that pop up during the day.

Donna


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