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Old 23-02-2008, 13:45   #1
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Para-Anchor Intl. Force 10 parachute sea anchor

Never used or deployed.

Force 10 model parachute sea anchor made by Para-Anchor International. This is sized for a 10.5 meter (35') multihull, or a 10M (33') light displacement monohull, or a 9M (30') heavy displacement monohull (as per manufacturer's website). It was on our boat when we bought it, but is the wrong size for our boat. Anchor has heavy shackles and swivels attached and is contained in a storage bag.

Included is 600' of New England Ropes 3/8" nylon double braid with SS thimble, two (2) 40' 3/4" nylon double braid bridles (also NE Ropes) with thimbles and shackle, and trip line and float for retrieval.

All of it packs into a tupperware container (included).

Everything you need for immediate deployment is included, but I hope you never have to use it.

$650 +actual shipping cost to you.

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Old 23-02-2008, 18:35   #2
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Darn! Just a wee bit small.
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Old 25-02-2008, 08:17   #3
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Just what I am looking for but a little too early. More than I can afford right now.
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What is the main use for this and how come there is so much rope?
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Old 03-03-2008, 19:50   #5
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This is for storm management at sea. The parachute anchor is connected to the boat by the rope off of the bow and the boat sits mostly still in the water with the parachute holding the boat from being blown downwind. To be effective, the parachute must be several hundred feet in front of the boat - that is the purpose of so much line.

Wanna buy it?

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Old 03-03-2008, 20:30   #6
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Mark, I would buy it if I could use it. With only a 25' sportfisher I am hoping I wont need it. So basically its just used to weather a storm when you cant sail?
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Old 04-03-2008, 19:21   #7
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Oh come on now - I expect crazy ones to take 25' sportfishers into the eyes of hell. Maybe you should change your name to 1notthatcrazy1?

And I don't know how you are going to sail out of a storm with no mast or sails, so you will definitely need it!
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Bumping this. I still have it for sale.
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What will it cost to ship it to 98083 (Kirklan washington)?
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O.K. that was Kirkland
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Old 25-04-2008, 07:50   #11
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Vaya Con Dios (y posiblemente con un para anchor),

Please check your private messages. I can be reached directly at colemj at comcast dot net

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What model is it and what's the diameter of the chute? Is it 9", 12", 16"
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The model is the Force 10. I don't know the actual diameter, but I think it is 10' because the model sizes go by XXX 10, 15, 18, etc. The manual is here: http://www.paraanchors.com.au/docs/survival.pdf

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Sold?

Did you sell it yet?

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Hello Jack,

It is still for sale. Please contact me by PM or email: colemj at comcast dot net

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