Stus-List Anchor roller

Jim Watts paradigmatism at gmail.com
Mon Aug 17 15:30:57 EDT 2015


The chain tensioner would be harder to apply, whereas the stopper takes the
load whenever you let it slide back an inch or so.

Jim Watts
Paradigm Shift
C&C 35 Mk III
Victoria, BC

On 17 August 2015 at 09:17, David Knecht via CnC-List <cnc-list at cnc-list.com
> wrote:

> I was actually looking at this one but not sure in practice which would be
> better:
>
> http://www.defender.com/product3.jsp?path=-1%7C2276108%7C2276131%7C2276136&id=934454
>
> Aries
> 1990 C&C 34+
> New London, CT
>
>
> On Aug 17, 2015, at 11:46 AM, Jim Watts via CnC-List <
> cnc-list at cnc-list.com> wrote:
>
> David, you might want to consider running the chain through a chain
> stopper.
> http://www.westmarine.com/buy/lewmar--chain-stoppers--P005_155_002_501
> That way, anything you have dragged in is held and gives you time to
> regroup.
>
> Jim Watts
> Paradigm Shift
> C&C 35 Mk III
> Victoria, BC
>
> On 17 August 2015 at 08:23, svpegasus38 at gmail.com <cnc-list at cnc-list.com>
> wrote:
>
>> On Pegasus I have a 46lb CQR and 125 ft of chain. I have an electric
>> windlass. I have been anchored in 30 kt winds and slept great knowing I was
>> going nowhere. The tough part was finding a shackle that would clear the
>> bow roller. Sometimes I have to use a hook to pull the anchor over the bow
>> roller. I have had 7 boats hanging off of my anchor. Granted thise times
>> have been in very protected anchorages. In a crowded place I will tie a
>> bouy (crab bouy) on my anchor before dropping. Always interesting to see
>> where it winds up.
>>
>> Doug Mountjoy
>> svPegasus
>> LF38
>> just west of Ballard, WA.
>>
>>
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