Posted by Alex Forbes on July 30, 2003 at 00:35:49 from 220.127.116.11 user Pitsligo.
In Reply to: Re: We Didn't Mean To...Drag the anchor posted by Jonathan Labaree on July 29, 2003 at 13:30:27:
"I know some skippers who insist on securing the rode to the boat and others who swear the opposite."
FWIW, from S&A, chp XX, Titty Alone, pp210(Godine):
"...Yes, there was an anchor in the bows and a lot of rope. She remembered hearing John tell Susan never to let go the anchor without making sure that the end of the anchor rope was made fast."
Good advice, by my way of thinking. Though I don't think it's fair to have expected John to burrow into Goblin's chain locker and check Jim's opinion on the subject.
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