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I am seeking opinions on using a Bahamian mooring instead of a conventional huge block of concrete for a summer mooring for a 43', 11 ton boat.
What I have in mind is using two BIG anchors - 150# each or so, linked by chain with a chain shackled from the middle of the span rising to a buoy. The proposed mooring spot is reasonably sheltered but the wind CAN blow and the seas can reach maybe two feet.
My reasons for wanting to do it this way are twofold - I don't want place an essentially permanent lump there and I would like to do it myself, not requiring a barge, crane etc. and the purchase of the aforementioned lump.
I figure I can pick up a couple of decent big anchors for less than the lump would cost and they are retrievable relatively easily when the time comes.
I, myself, personally intend to continue being outspoken and opinionated, intolerant of all fanatics, fools and ignoramuses, deeply suspicious of all those who have "found the answer" and on my bad days, downright rude.