I keep thinking that we have finished our Anchoring Online Books, and then a member asks a question and I realize there's lots more to do. So let's knock off one of those tasks: kellets.
What They Are
For those of you who have not come across them, kellets (sometimes known as sentinels) are weights, purpose-made or kluged together out of whatever is at hand on the boat, that are attached to the rode somewhere between the anchor and the bow.
Let's look at why we might want to do this, and why we might not.