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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

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Yikes.

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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.

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

Good stuff.
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Apparently the anchor is also known as a Rocna, or something like that.
It's all jolly confusing.
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The manson and the rocna are similar but different manufacturers
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