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Re: Anchor Chain Size/Lenghth Suggestions (again)

Originally Posted by nolesailor View Post
No windlass...otherwise the decision to go larger would have been easy. That is a luxury that will unfortunately need to wait until the next boat... Agree that 1/4" likely to small and decided to go larger...
3/8. It just feels right in the hand. Go to the store, hold the 5/16 and have some one pull on it, then hold the 3/8. and decide which one you would want to haul with a bow bouncing around.
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