Annually I enjoy the summer misnomer called anchoring
. This should mean setting ones hook into something that assures the staying power of one's fortunes. The celebration is Independence Day.
Having just witnessed the first display of independence on this soon to come holiday I continue my rehash of how to not get hooked.
One should not in most cases power full steam in search of the great anchorage. Your anchor
is not a dart that must hit an exact spot and it need not have velocity to attach itself. Please sweaty man dude let the girl in the bikini push the throttle knobs. You have much greater bulk and will have slightly better luck hanging onto the chain that is flying out of the hold. She will hear you yelling as you should be upwind. Let the anchor
find the bottom before you spool out every link of chain. Then allow the chain to fall slow as the boat eases back. We don't go full throttle Balls to wall levers tagging the red back arrows. Dragging the steel
thing hoping it finds some lost
sunken heavy treasure. After plowing up the harbor don't give up unless you are on my lee side.
Once anchored do some math. If your in 10 feet and the bikini says she saw the first red thing that could mark 20 feet you need her to see about 3 more red things. You will need to know the amount of chain that each red thing marks.