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Rockter 11-23-2008 09:45 PM

a lonely place....
He trusts that anchor tackle....

YouTube - windy anchorage

....but it will be lonely, and daunting, when the light fails.

I have never had to cope with 70 kt when at anchor, or even near so.

The anchor is the Supreme...

Manson Supreme Anchor - TheMainSail Product news

...and he has confidence in it.

Here he is again, this time with a drogue out....

YouTube - The drogue saves the day

painkiller 11-23-2008 09:56 PM


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sailingdog 11-23-2008 10:40 PM

Please don't confuse the Mainsail product news with our esteemed colleague Maine Sail. AFAIK, the two are not related or connected in any way.

Rockter 11-23-2008 10:50 PM

It looks a decent anchor, if it can hold in that it is doing well.

When in Maine, put a main sail up first, I suppose.

Valiente 11-24-2008 02:34 AM

That second video's "trick ending" gave me a bad moment...until I thought about it...

Good stuff.

Rockter 11-24-2008 08:37 AM

Apparently the anchor is also known as a Rocna, or something like that.
It's all jolly confusing.

goboatingnow 11-24-2008 12:03 PM

The manson and the rocna are similar but different manufacturers

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