Replace A CQR Anchor With A SPADE

Chapter 3 of 15 in the Online Book Anchoring Made Easy—Vol 1, Gear

The Problem:

When we bought Morgan’s Cloud in 1991, she came with a 75lb CQR primary anchor that fit on the bow roller beautifully. Over the next few years we made cruises throughout the North Atlantic and associated Arctic waters. Our rule was that once north of Newfoundland we did not even try the CQR but used our 150lb Luke fisherman type anchor with all the attendant hassles; and believe me, there are many. We simply believed the wisdom of the time that ‘stockless anchors don’t work in the high latitudes’.

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