How to troubleshoot your windlass: if the chain jams

How to troubleshoot your windlass: if the chain jams

23-10-2019

 

Problem:
The chain jams 

Possible causes: 
1.1 The chain locker is not deep enough with respect to the
quantity of chain chosen
1.2 The chain is not suitable for the gypsy
1.3 The chain is not calibrated

Solution:  
1.1 Position the anchor windlass in the deepest point of the chain locker or reduce the quantity of
chain
1.2 Change the gypsy
1.3 Check the chain: if it does not meet the tolerances, it must be replaced