The Boat Galley – 40: An electric windlass as a safety feature
“It’s almost impossible to hand pull an anchor as winds build and whitecaps start forming in the anchorage. Injuries also become extremely likely.” Wise words from Carolyn Shearlock, who, this week, argues that an electric windlass is an essential safety feature for cruisers.
Carolyn’s website, The Boat Galley, is a wonderful resource for the cruising community. It features hundreds of clever tips and tricks for making your boat life better, devised after many years of cruising in the Sea of Cortez and the Caribbean.