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Old 24-06-2013, 12:37   #16
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Re: How not to anchor

Originally Posted by Jim Cate View Post
Unless there is a bed of coral under a thin layer of the sand as shown that looks like a fine spot to anchor. If you can't "get a set" in such you better not go too far into the Pacific or possibly reconsider your tackle and technoque.


Thanks for your advice but it was aparently a poor attempt at sarcasim on my part.. By the way I have a 53lb anchor for an 18,000 lb boat and plenty of chain too, so again, thanks for your opinion on my equipment and technique but I feel fine about it.

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So that's what they mean by a 'Lunch Hook'... out for lunch..

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Re: How Not to Anchor

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I decided not to make an issue about it, halfway expecting to see the boat on the rocks the next morning because the wind was swirling in all different directions.

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