My boat is 61' and weighs 32 tons.
Wow, that is a heavy boat!
Or is the tonage 32 instead of the displacement
I have a combined rode
, but have never used the nylon portion.
(215' 5/16" G4 chain, spliced to 250' 3/4" 3 strand nylon)
In everyday anchoring
situations we get close enough to the beach or shore, to drop the hook in 10 to 15 feet of water
Even with a good scope
that only requires 75 to 100 feet of chain.
To use all 200 feet of chain ya are anchoring
in depths of 30 feet or so. Probably not snug or protected in if that far from shore.
(Talking island cruising here, NOT some extreme situations anchoring of a rock cliff in the Azores
Therefore, in eveyday anchoring ya never put the nylon in the water don't need a combined gypsy to haul the entire rode up.
The only reason I have 250 feet of nylon behind the chain is for hurricane
conditions, or deep anchoring of a that rock cliff in the Azores
, but never needed the nylon yet, hopefully I never will...