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Advanced Anchoring – Using a Stern Line

In a crowded anchorage, you may want to limit your swing. One way to do this is to take a stern line to shore. Make sure that other boats around you are doing the same thing or you will have … Continue reading

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Anchoring Without Yelling

Here is a simple step by step process that will allow you and your crew to anchor confidently and quietly. 1. Select your anchorage using the criteria in “Choosing Your Anchorage“.

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Anchoring

Anchoring is a method of using your boat’s anchor to secure the boat for a short time, such as lunch or perhaps overnight. The objective is to lower the anchor to the bottom, lay out the anchor rode with slack … Continue reading

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