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post #11 of Old 10-25-2012
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Re: Advise on Weight & Type of Anchor for Islander 37

Coupla thoughts.

1-If it doesn't have the Islander logo on it, it really shouldn't be on the boat. (VBG)

2-Got an anchor locker? How big an anchor can you stuff in it? (Seriously.) And

3-If you can lift it, the anchor is too small. Get the biggest one you can grunt up.

Other than that, everything is a lunch hook. Everything works on some bottoms not others, everything is "enough" until the wind and waves get strong enough or the anchor doesn't hold in a particular bottom.

So I'm really serious when I suggest, the biggest and heaviest anchor you can work with, regardless of what type it is. Then if you want a lunch hook to keep on a bow roller, that's something else again.
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