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Old 09-26-2014, 05:35 AM   #21
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Meaning: the weight of the anchor is what is expected to be hauled by a windlass.

The windlass hauls the weight of the anchor with whatever is stuck to it,

as well as the weight of the chain from the windlass to the harbor bottom .

In a deep anchorage with chain the load can be high.

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