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Re: Best suggestion for adding 100 lbs to the anchor locker
If all you are doing is anchoring around SF bay in less than 40-50 knots of wind, your current setup is PLENTY! I use a 7.5KG/16.5 bruce with 15' of chain for my 30' boat, thought about going to a 10kg as the primary but stored below, and getting a 4kg bruce and 5' of chain to meet the minimum 12 lb anchor/chain/metal race rules I have to follow, so I have as little wt on the ends of the boat. Either that or go with a fortress, but they do not dig in or catch very well here in puget sound. More or less useless POJ! Some area's I am sure they are great!
I'm like a few of the others, get rid of some wt on the aft end, not need to add more wt which makes you slower, hobby horse more etc. I've held just fine with current setup in upwards of 30-35 knots of wind, 3-4' waves.
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