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Playtos Sandl
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« on: December 04, 2010, 08:16:29 PM »

My boat, #675, a Lombard Zero, came with a sea anchor.  But the boat has no mooring cleats, so I presume that the line for the sea anchor would get tied off to the stanchions.  Are the stanchions strong enough to hold a sea anchor?

On a side note, has anyone in a mini had to deploy a sea anchor?  Don't hear about it read about it in accounts of the races.

Tim Seifert
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« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2010, 05:09:23 PM »

Hi Tim,

I would not use the stanchions or any mooring cleats even if you had them - instead make a bridle that will fit around the chain plates for the running backstays.
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« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2010, 12:39:40 AM »

Or the winches
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