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Old 30-04-2018, 05:50   #76
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Re: Anchor and Windlass

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Hi Cotemar,
On my FP Mahe 36 Lost my anchor and chain in bad storm the other night. When trying to head into the wind postitioning to use the windless ti raise the anchor to get out into deeper water the chain jumped the gypsy and started to run out. We let it go and left.
Next day tried to look for it without luck.
Anyway - sorry for rambling. What do you recommend as a replacement? Rocna ? All chain? How long? Thank You so much!!!!
Paul
That really sucks you did not have the end of the chain fastened to a bulkhead?
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Re: Anchor and Windlass

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Hi Cotemar,
On my FP Mahe 36 Lost my anchor and chain in bad storm the other night. When trying to head into the wind postitioning to use the windless ti raise the anchor to get out into deeper water the chain jumped the gypsy and started to run out. We let it go and left.
Next day tried to look for it without luck.
Anyway - sorry for rambling. What do you recommend as a replacement? Rocna ? All chain? How long? Thank You so much!!!!
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44 lb Rocna (20kg) 176 5/16, G4 chain & 200 8 plait 5/8 nylon rode, Crosby 209A 7/16" shackle.
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How long for the chain?
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How long for the chain?
We use 176 feet of 5/16 HT G3 chain
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