View Full Version : Anchor Time- What size for my Gibson

07-18-2012, 12:19 PM
OK.. so now I am looking for an Anchor for my '99 50' Gibson. Planned use is mainly intracoastal in South East Florida.

So.. what anchor and what size do ya'll recommend? :confused:

07-18-2012, 04:21 PM
if nothing else you can call gibson direct,they would know as i'm sure old houseboater and a few others would.

07-18-2012, 04:26 PM
type in "anchor weight guide" in google .it gives all your answers

07-23-2012, 08:25 AM
Use at Least 12 feet of chain. I like the Danforth

07-24-2012, 03:22 PM
Ok.. What manufacturer and model Windlass for my Gibson?

07-27-2012, 05:51 AM
Lemar, this is the one I used.

But the next time it will be a free drop.

http://www.wholesalemarine.com/p/LEW-6670011107-302/V700+Vertical+Windlass.html?utm_source=feed&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=google&gdftrk=gdfV22933_a_7c742_a_7c4604_a_7cLEW_d_667001 1107_d_302&gclid=CPjb2YjzubECFcqe7Qoda0oAKA#readmore

07-27-2012, 12:42 PM
I use a Lewmar Pro-Fish 1000 free-fall windlass, with a 35# Delta, 20' of 5/16" chain and 5/8" rode for my 35 footer. I think you'd want at least that.