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Re: whats with the slung low anchors.??...easier to paint from a ab oat ??
Posted by Bruce Sweet on March 18, 2017, 19:10:36, in reply to "whats with the slung low anchors.??...easier to paint from a ab oat ??"
#1 Lowers center of gravity. #2, the closer anchors are to the ship's beam the more stable the ship is at anchorage. Bismark's moring anchor was directly off the bow. This allowed the ship to swing lengthwise, parallel to the current or wind.
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