Can anyone advise as to the most suitable anchor weight?

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dee
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Can anyone advise as to the most suitable anchor weight?

Post by dee » Thu Jul 18, 2013 6:14 pm

Hi.

Can anyone advise as to the most suitable anchor weight?

The Swift is moored in waters with a mixture of fine sands, kelp beds and heavy mud.

It currently has a 2.5kgs racing anchor

Many Thanks
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windsong
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Can anyone advise as to the most suitable anchor weight?

Post by windsong » Thu Jul 18, 2013 6:22 pm

6/7kg is fine

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Subject: [Swift 18] Can anyone advise as to the most suitable anchor weight?

Hi.

Can anyone advise as to the most suitable anchor weight?

The Swift is moored in waters with a mixture of fine sands, kelp beds and
heavy mud.

It currently has a 2.5kgs racing anchor

Many Thanks
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