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The Pocket Book of Anchoring

Year: 2009
Language: english
Author: Captain Michael Lloyd
Genre: Handbook
Publisher: Witherby Semanship International
Edition: Reprinted 2011
ISBN: 978-1-905331-45-1
Format: PDF
Quality: OCR without errors
Pages count: 86
Description: A practical and informative guide to modern anchoring equipment, seamanship practices and the associated problems.
Additional info: Scan of my own with bookmarks and OCR.


Anchor Types
Testing the Anchors
Anchor Design
Anchor and Chain Damage and Loss
The Holding Power of Anchors
The Chain
Shackles and Joining Gear
The Windlass
The Wind and Current Effect
Wind/Current Forces and Holding Powers
Anchorage Types
Responsibilities in Anchorages
Approach to the Anchorage
Choosing the Anchor Position
Methods of Anchoring and Mooring
Anchoring to a Single Anchor
Which Anchor?
Using Both Anchors
After Anchoring
The Anchor watch
Standing Moor
Running Moor
Berthing Using Anchors
Manoeuvring with Anchors
Large Vessels
Hanging off an Anchor
When the Anchor Drags
Ground Tackle Maintenance
Anchor Markings
Heaving Anchor
Anchoring Terms


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