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captran

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anchoring gear
« on: May 12, 2001, 09:33:39 AM »

I just purchased my Catalina 34 1997 model and will spend summers aboard mostly in the Bahamas.  The boat is 3000 miles from my home unfortunately, and I am very interested in hearing from others as to what they do re: ground tackle and storage of same.  Voyager has a dual anchor roller (I think I recall) with one bruce anchor.  I'm thinking about an Fortress fx 23 but I know that won't fit inside the anchor well and would like to hear from others what they do.  On my old boat (a Newport 30) I mounted the extra fortress on the bow pulpit, but will that get in the way of the furling gear?  All input would be greatly appreciated.  reply to group or e mail (remove "no_spam_"  Thanks
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Anchoring Gear
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2001, 09:20:26 PM »

Captran
 
 If you check the website search, you'll get over 50 hits on information about anchoring and gear.
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Anchor well
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2001, 10:42:02 AM »

Have you checked the Fx-23 for fit?  I have an Fx-16 that is too small for the molded-in stock recesses (at least in the '00 model).  You might be in luck.
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« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2001, 03:43:46 PM »

someone else said the stock of the 23 is too long for the well so will need to rail or roller mount it
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