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Old 10-20-2019, 09:39 AM   #19
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City: East Coast
Vessel Name: M/V Maerin
Vessel Model: Solo 4303
Join Date: Jun 2013
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Originally Posted by koliver View Post
Here is a good example of the east v west difference.
Here, we would never dream of anchoring in 11 ft of water. From the look of your boat, that would leave only 5' or perhaps a lot less, of water beneath your keel.

You'd be apoplectic in the Bahamas, where we routinely anchor with 2ft under the keel, travel across the bank with 1-1/2 ft under the keel. We had west coast owners join the group at our 2011 Selene rendezvous, they were freaking out at the water depths. It's all in what you're accustomed to!
Steve Sipe
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