View Full Version : 2 Drift socks or 1??

04-24-2009, 02:53 PM
I'm looking at buying a drift sock and have been reading that the larger the better for heavy boats with winds of 10 MPH or more, but see were the bigger ones get caught up a little more than the small ones. Was wondering if two 26" sock wold hold as well or better than say a 44" and not have the over all size to deal with?

04-27-2009, 08:55 AM
I would say go with 2. I do not know the size of your boat but I would probably buy 2 around 36".

04-27-2009, 06:09 PM
Have you ever heard that two heads are better than one??? Well the same satnds true for drift socks... I would recommend that you go with two. As far as the size goes, the package should have a chart to show what size you need for the size of the boat that you have.

04-27-2009, 08:54 PM
Get two. You can adjust drift speed.

04-27-2009, 09:22 PM
we run two different sizes for different wind speeds. we also run them together if the wind is over 15 mph

04-30-2009, 06:56 PM
Thanks Guys, the boat is a 18 foot Tracker inboard jet.