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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-25-2012
Replies: 42
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Posted By keithmaryq
Re: Hurricane Anchoring - Why not this way?

Ron,

I ended up leaving our boat on the hooks for over a month after Irene as we had considerable recovery work to do on shore -- bottom line: I didn't have any rode twist because I think the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-23-2012
Replies: 42
Views: 3,862
Posted By keithmaryq
Re: Hurricane Anchoring - Why not this way?

NCC320,

I live on North Creek (last creek before the Pungo River). Much of it is "skinny" water; however, North Creek actually splits just past the entrance, and the eastern fork (some call...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-23-2012
Replies: 42
Views: 3,862
Posted By keithmaryq
Re: Hurricane Anchoring - Why not this way?

I used a 35 pound Manson Supreme (oversized for my boat) and a Danforth sized for my boat. Each anchor had 35 feet of 5/16 inch G4 chain going to the swivel/surge system device. I had two lengths...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-22-2012
Replies: 42
Views: 3,862
Posted By keithmaryq
Re: Hurricane Anchoring - Why not this way?

I anchored our 30 ft, 8000 lb sailboat in a protected creek off the Pamlico River in preparation for Hurricane Irene. I used a storm surge anchor system (see link) with two large anchors set...
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