Drift Anchor

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Material, which is needed
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Fabric can be sailcloth or nylon fabric type ripstop

An of the rope shells last be stiff, in order to help to holding up the opening

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    • 1. Circle Ø60-75cm outer, inner Ø4-5cm

 

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    •  2. Divide it in 3 parts 2*R*∏=Entire Circles outer distance

 

    • 3. Cut out 5cm strip on each part
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    • 4. Sew together the seam part (front to front)

 

    • 5. Fold over like a bag and sew en fell seam ca 5mm from the edge

 

    • 6. Sew the rope instant in the fabric with a zipper foot or sew a channel that can slip the string through. The rope will last some short than the channel’s length
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    • 7. Fold together the cone (back to back) Sew together the seam part

 

    • 8. Fold over like a bag and sew en fell seam ca 5mm from the edge

 

    • 9. Sew the rope instant in the fabric with a zipper foot or sew a channel that can slip the string through. Ensure to sew though the rope on some places. The rope can each approximately double channel the length
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    • 10. Put on the metal rings 4-6 dependence on the size under the string

 

    • 11. Put a rope throw the metal rings and do a bowline and hit an figure-of-eight knot in the top, attach a rotating clips

 

    • 12. Attach a float in the end of the rope
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    • 13. If you don’t have a tow rope, make a rope 4-5m long, witch you can clip he kayak and the drift anchor together

 

Intends not to lift in the big opening without only in the small opening or if you have a float, it is the best way to draw it up.

Download the PDF- document from the link drift_anchor

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