AWNDLS

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AWNDLSAnchor Windlass
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While the original scheme that twelve anchor windlasses drive twelve mooring lines is improved into the scheme that proposing switching strategy to control twelve mooring lines driven by four anchor windlasses which has three sprockets.
The master suite is forward in the bow, but a large storage space and the anchor windlass further forward curtails living space.
The deck has been kept clean; mooring cleats are Yachting Development's pop up style cleats; the anchor windlass is tucked away underneath a hatch on the foredeck, and the anchor itself is a submarine style anchor that drops out from the underside of the hull so there is no visible sign that the yacht is at anchor except for the anchor ball in the fore triangle.
There is nothing unusual about the layout and deck arrangement except for the electric anchor windlass power unit which is inside the forepeak, remote from the windlass itself to keep the motor out of the humid anchor locker.
Her helm is well weighted, with rack and pinion steering, and everything needed is close at hand, from the lines and electric winches to the pedestal-mounted remote controls for the Sidepower Bow Thruster and Muir reversible electric anchor windlass with chain counter.