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Old 05-11-2014, 11:00 PM   #26
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Originally Posted by charles View Post
I used bags of sand, masonry sand, made them abt 40lbs each for ease of handling.
They mold themselves to the bilge and dont move. In place for over 25 years.
Great idea. I'll start with the 20 small sand bags that hold down the edges of the winter cover tarp. Best part is, I won't have to haul them from home to the boat every spring and fall

The all chain rode (with mandatory new windlass) solution would siphon too many 'yacht dollars' from this seasons intended improvements.
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