[MHml] Re: No chain was Fortress Anchors
multihulls at steamradio.com
Fri Mar 30 15:51:11 EST 2001
I once had a boat on the beach when the brand new 5/8 inch 3-strand nylon rode
abraded through on the rocky bottom in less than 1 night in moderate conditions.
I think chain would have held a bit longer.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Gibbs" <bill at gibbscam.com>
To: <multihulls at steamradio.com>
Sent: 30 March 2001 06:55
Subject: Re: [MHml] Re: Fortress Anchors
> Really? No chain at all?
> Bill Gibbs
> Sailcopres at aol.com wrote:
> > The most astute multihull sailors have long ago discarded their obsolete
> > chain rodes for a multitude of reasons. It was Danforth, way back in the
> > who taught that chain was unnecessary. Now, with modern three-strand nylon
> > rodes chain is mostly an anachronism from the past, just like teak cap
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