{Stus-List} live and learn

Colin Kilgour charliekilo552 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 22 13:52:59 EDT 2011


Just a weight that you can slide down your anchor rode (or shackle it
to the chain).

It keeps the bottom part of your anchor rode near the bottom so that
your anchor is getting pulled more horizontally than vertically.

Cheers
Colin


On 9/22/11, dwight veinot <dwightveinot at hfx.eastlink.ca> wrote:
> Dennis
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> What is a kellet?  How do you put this on an anchor rode and for what
> purpose?
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> D. Veinot
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> C&C 35 MKII, Alianna
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> Head of St. Margaret's Bay, NS
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> On Behalf Of Dennis C.
> Sent: September 22, 2011 1:48 PM
> To: cnc-list at cnc-list.com
> Subject: Re: {Stus-List} Request for ideas
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> I am completely unfamiliar with pier systems anchor with chains.  I was on
> one once in Charleston and stayed in a Holiday Inn Express so I'm an expert.
> :)
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> Anyway, can you use a double moor system where you run a long chain between
> 2 moorings (concrete, whatever) then run chains from the piers down to the
> chain between the mooings?  You would still have the vertical rise for the
> tides but clearance for boats to pass close to the piers.  Similar to a
> putting a kellet on an anchor rode.
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> Dennis C.
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> From: Bill Connon <billconnon at globetrotter.net>
> To: cnc-list at cnc-list.com
> Sent: Thursday, September 22, 2011 11:30 AM
> Subject: Re: {Stus-List} Request for ideas
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> Della Barba, Joe wrote:
>> You might look into helix moorings instead of concrete.
>> As I discovered when making a mooring, concrete loses half its weight in
> water and does not hold all that well.
>> Is there a reason you can't drive pilings?
>>
>> Joe Della Barba
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> Joe,
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> In most areas of the marina helix moorings would not work. There is not
> enough mud/sand etc. over the bedrock.
> Pilings cannot be used because of ice and tide. At low tide the ice
> forms around the piling and as the tide rises the pilings are hauled out.
>
> Bill
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