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ANCHOR. A measure containing ten gallons. Lex, Mereatoria.

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I use 300 feet of 1/2-inch diameter nylon rope, for most anchoring jobs.
Anchoring is an easy task if you follow these guidelines.
When anchoring in a crowded area, power-set the anchor at a 5:1 scope by backing slowly, then reduce scope as much as needed once it's firmly set.