Any GB42 (we are 1983) have a big Spade anchor? We are looking at the 140(66lbs) or the 160 (77lbs).
Here is our bow sprit, our windlass is plenty beefy(BHW with 8” 3/8 bbb gypsy).
This will be our primary for gulf coast, sand and mud. Later we will head back to Bahamas which is sand, some grass.