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Questions & Answers

Question: Would you recommend 3/4" or 1" rode for use with a Galerider Drogue for a 46 foot 33,000lb cutter? Answer: I would think that 3/4" would be adequate, but you should check with the manufacturer who should know what the loads generated by each Galerider size are. With that piece of data in hand [...]

Q&A: Sea Anchors

Question: What is your thinking on sea anchors and do you carry one on Morgan’s Cloud? Answer: Sea anchors, a very big subject! First off you should know that I have never used one, so this is all theory. Our normal gale strategy is to heave-to. We have used a Galerider drogue off the bow [...]