Originally Posted by supertramp
Mike - why do not lift the Anchorline step by step with chain hook or other help with your Dinghy crane in this special moment ?
Good point Norbert. In my case if the windlass were to fail, that would be a 15' or so at a time lift, stacking the chain on the side deck and cleating off after each pick with a snubber. But if seas are bad and/or boat damage could occur, losing the anchor and chain is not the end of the world.