Chained

The existing 12mm chain of 60m in length has gone to a specialist welder to extend it to 100m. Managed to miss putting the anchor through the window as it was lowered before we roped the hook to control the swing – just. On the way down it cleared the roof and guttering by about 3mm as it arced through the anchor roller link by link.

The chain has now returned

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but there are concerns about locker capacity as a straight onshore lift leads to a full locker at 85m as chain piles up under the hawser

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but this isn’t ideal for some of the depths we will anchor in so maybe with a bit of re-distribution we will onboard all 100m

Once again don’t put the anchor through the window! One small swing and……

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