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11-04-2007 09:34 AM
PBzeer That was in the back of my mind, fer sure. Was just the way the boat swung around on the two anchors and a lack of wind though. Glad it's over.
11-04-2007 03:46 AM
sailingdog PBz-

Maybe you went aground during the storm surge and are actually not moving because you have three feet of mud surrounding the boat.
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Well, that was certainly not a lot of fun. That's quite as close to a hurricane as I ever want to be. Oddly enough, the wind has completely dropped and it's almost worrisome because the boat isn't moving all over the place.
11-04-2007 01:25 AM
PBzeer Well, that was certainly not a lot of fun. That's quite as close to a hurricane as I ever want to be. Oddly enough, the wind has completely dropped and it's almost worrisome because the boat isn't moving all over the place.
11-02-2007 01:55 PM
sailingdog Sounds like a pretty good setup for a boat your size. I guess you'll be breaking out the polarfleece today.
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I'm back in the South River near Oriental. I'm hanging on a 35 lb CQR with 30' chain and 250' rode and a 22 lb Fortress with 10' chain and 100' rode. So far, about 4:1 scope seems to be working the best. Tried more, but I couldn't stay put on it. Too nasty to use the dinghy to set the 2nd anchor, so I don't have as good an angle between the two as I'd like. And just to make it real fun, it's suppose to get down in the 30's. Oh joy !
11-02-2007 01:42 PM
Bardo PB,
If you get to Oriental and are bored, let me know. There are a couple of boats I'd like an opinion on!
11-02-2007 01:40 PM
PBzeer I'm back in the South River near Oriental. I'm hanging on a 35 lb CQR with 30' chain and 250' rode and a 22 lb Fortress with 10' chain and 100' rode. So far, about 4:1 scope seems to be working the best. Tried more, but I couldn't stay put on it. Too nasty to use the dinghy to set the 2nd anchor, so I don't have as good an angle between the two as I'd like. And just to make it real fun, it's suppose to get down in the 30's. Oh joy !
11-02-2007 01:11 PM
Dihydro77 Looks pretty bad. Stay safe everyone in the involved areas.

http://www.weather.unisys.com/images..._map_loop.html
11-02-2007 01:07 PM
Bardo Now I'm glad mine is on the hard.
11-02-2007 01:01 PM
camaraderie Stay safe Beez...just heard a call from a 38 foot sailboat looking for a slip here! Unbelievable to be out in these conditions!!
11-02-2007 12:48 PM
sailortjk1 John,
You used to give your Lot/Lon so we knew where you were.
I admit I have not been keeping track of you, so where are you, NC?
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