5,500 Kg (12,000 lb) MULTIHULL series drogue has 140 cones. It is a total of 87 metres (285 feet) length excluding the bridle.
Attachment points on stern of boat. Point A
BRIDLE. BRIDLE legs (2 off) run from A – B
Made of 16mm (5/8″) double braid nylon. Each leg 2.5 times width of stern.
If attached to steel plates with shackles at A, then hard eyes at A on bridle. If not, then soft eyes possible with suitable chafe protection.
Soft eyes at B on each bridle leg.
FIRST. Runs from B – C
FIRST includes the leader, the initial part without any cones. First is 45m in length and made of 16mm (5/8″) double braid nylon. There are 65 cones attached to this section, spaced every half metre (20 inches) running from point C.
Soft eyes on First at B & C
TAIL. Tail runs from C – D
TAIL is 40m in length and made of 14mm (9/16″) double braid nylon. There are 75 cones attached to this section, spaced every half metre and running from point D. This leaves about 1 metre at the end (D) without cones.
Soft eye at C
Hard eye at D
WEIGHT. Weight attached at D and can be 8 – 10 Kg in the form of chain, an anchor or any other heavy item that can be secured.