Re: Chain Counter

Alain dHYLAS

Hi Yves,

Unfortunately I don't have the solution to repair your chain meter
counter in Panama... but, until it will be repaired, may I suggest a
small and inexpensive product called " Chain Rainbow" manufactured by
an Italian company "Osculati" (

They are small plastic "diabolos" (8 of each color) of very bright
colors, inserted inside each chain link, every 5 meters and this will
allow you to see how much chain you had paid out..

They are very efficient and as a liveaboard sailor, I've been using
them continuously since 4 years now..

Fair winds and peaceful anchorages,


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