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Staying Put!: The Art of Anchoring
Staying Put!: The Art of Anchoring
Paperback: 112pp
Brian Fagan
Fernhurst Books
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Anchors and Anchoring & Mooring Systems

This UK system measures and displays the load or tension on a yacht's anchor cable. 12v, drawing a current of about 80 milliamps.

Anchor Rodes
How long? Rope or chain? What rope to join to chain, how to join it etc - some useful tips from the inventor of the Spade anchor.

Bruce Cast Anchors
The official page from Bruce. Specifications, an impressive testimonial from Practical Sailor and a useful size guide.

Duelling Rodes
Useful article from Sailnet on the pros and cons of chain versus nylon for anchor rodes, giving you a basis on which to make a choice.

Griff Chains Ltd
A range of low-priced galvanised cruising-type (Fortress copy), plough and grapnel anchors plus galvanised chain.

Lewmar make a range of combined rope/chain anchor windlasses and warping capstans, electric or manual, & winches & deck fittings.

New Generation Anchors
Interesting article by Peter Smith, the designer and manufacturer of the Rocna, one of the new generation of high holding power anchors.

Spade Anchor
In independent tests around the world, the SPADE anchor has consistently come out on top...this is the website of the UK dealer.

WASI GTS (Ground Tackle System) from Sunshine Maritime
Complete anchoring system in high grade stainless steel comprising Claw anchor, precision made chain and 'Powerball' connector.

In Independent tests around the world, the SPADE High Performance Anchor has consistently come out on top
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