Sandy in Clarencetown, BS in the Blue Hole on a Lagoon
46. The winds were over 100Kts. We had out 2 40lb plows in 20 feet of water
. One was on 250' of 3/8 chain the other was on 50 foot of chain and 200' 3/4" nylon we started to drag at 80 Kts and battled the storm for 2 hours trying to head
up into the wind
When the winds peaked it was impossible to keep a point on her and we made a controlled landing on the sandy lee shore. When the eye came over I had the crew walk out a line and tie to a big tree. When the wind switched we came off and rode
the night out comfortably tied to that tree.
There were five other boats with us all but one wound up on the beach. They had a Rocna 40 with 250 feet of 7/16' chain. Here's the site: Rocna Anchors // Rock Solid » Rocna Anchors
The clip is after we landed on the beach the winds where under 60 at that point.
This was the fifth hurricane
that my crew and I have been through the other four were at far out sea. Don't try this at home.