Our anchor chain is marked in 3m increments with yellow Hammerite, as is Rocky the Rocna anchor. Its easy to calculate the required amount of chain we need to drop and Andreas usually swims out to check the anchor is well buried. Yellow is a good colour as it is easily visible.
We have been sailing together for 15 years and have owned Stiletto for 13 of them. We have exhausted the Solent and the South Coast and all the other usual passages: West Country, France, Channel Islands etc. that are available from our home port of Gosport. [...]We are now embarking on our "Slow Boat to the Med" big adventure, having sailed out of Gosport in April 2017, with our final destination being the island of Ikaria, in the Eastern Aegean - where Andreas has his family roots. This will become the base for our adventures in Greek waters in the coming years. With hundreds of stunning island locations to cruise we could be away a while!