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Guardian Aluminum Anchors

An easy-to-handle alternative to heavy steel anchors, Guardians feature lightweight, corrosion-resistant, aluminum-magnesium construction and a precise 32° fluke angle. Components are not anodized and are slightly smaller than the Fortress, but just like the Fortress, the weldless design maximizes strength and they easily disassemble for compact storage or parts replacement. Made in USA.

  • Style: Pivoting aluminum fluke
  • Material: High tensile aluminum-magnesium alloy
  • Application: Sand, mud and clay
  • Pros: Disassembles for storage, extra-high holding power
  • Cons: Less effective on rocky or grassy bottoms. Light weight makes small sizes “sail” under water if boat is drifting backwards quickly
  • Warranty: One-year parts replacement
Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Aluminum Anchor, 6lb., for Boats 23'-27', Replaces 10-13lb. Steel Anchor 488866 G-11
In stock online.

$99.99

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Aluminum Anchor, 65lb., for Boats 33'-72', Replaces 100-170lb. Steel Anchor 140397 G-125
Delivery within 2 - 3 weeks.

$929.00

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Aluminum Anchor, 7lb., for Boats 28'-33', Replaces 14-18lb. Steel Anchor 488874 G-16
In stock online.

$139.99

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Aluminum Anchor, 13lb., for Boats 34'-41', Replaces 19-28lb. Steel Anchor 314800 G-23
In stock online.

$219.99

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Aluminum Anchor, 18lb., for Boats 42'-47', Replaces 33-50lb. Steel Anchor 403347 G-37
In stock online.

$354.99

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Aluminum Anchor, 2.5lb., for Boats 12'-16', Replaces 4-6lb. Steel Anchor 400145 G-5
In stock online.

$59.99

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Aluminum Anchor, 29lb., for Boats 48'-53', Replaces 50-65lb. Steel Anchor 140413 G-55
In stock online.

$539.00

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Aluminum Anchor, 4lb., for Boats 17'-22', Replaces 6-9lb. Steel Anchor 488858 G-7
In stock online.

$87.99

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Aluminum Anchor, 42lb., for Boats 54'-62', Replaces 70-90lb. Steel Anchor 140389 G-85
Delivery within 2 - 3 weeks.

$659.00

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An easy-to-handle alternative to heavy steel anchors, Guardians feature lightweight, corrosion-resistant, aluminum-magnesium construction and a precise 32° fluke angle. Components are not anodized and are slightly smaller than the Fortress, but just like the Fortress, the weldless design maximizes strength and they easily disassemble for compact storage or parts replacement. Made in USA.

  • Style: Pivoting aluminum fluke
  • Material: High tensile aluminum-magnesium alloy
  • Application: Sand, mud and clay
  • Pros: Disassembles for storage, extra-high holding power
  • Cons: Less effective on rocky or grassy bottoms. Light weight makes small sizes “sail” under water if boat is drifting backwards quickly
  • Warranty: One-year parts replacement

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Fortress AnchorsGuardian Aluminum Anchors
 
5.0

(based on 6 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (6)
  • Holds boat securely (6)
  • Reliable (6)
  • Easy to install (4)
  • Safe (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Small boats (5)
  • Open water (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

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5.0

Awesome anchor

By Captain tim

from Jupiter, fl

About Me Professional

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Install
  • Easy To Use
  • Holds Boat Securely
  • Reliable
  • Safe

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Small Boats

    Comments about Guardian Aluminum Anchors:

    Used on a 29 custom center console held great 15 foot of chain

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    I would buy it again

    By Gaby

    from San Juan

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Install
    • Easy To Use
    • Holds Boat Securely
    • Reliable
    • Safe

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Small Boats

      Comments about Guardian Aluminum Anchors:

      Recreational

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      A very good quality product at a good price

      By Kevin

      from Jupiter, FL

      About Me Advanced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • Easy To Use
      • Holds Boat Securely
      • Reliable
      • Safe

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Open Water
        • Small Boats

        Comments about Guardian Aluminum Anchors:

        Stores perfectly in the anchor locker and is lightweight. I purchased a stainless chain to go with it so the whole thing should last forever.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Best anchor

        By Manuel

        from San Juan PR

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Holds Boat Securely
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Open Water
          • Small Boats

          Comments about Guardian Aluminum Anchors:

          Holds boat securely. No worries about boat coming loose. I'm very happy with this anchor

          Service and delivery comments:

          Great service

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          very nice anchor

          By AKIO

          from JAPAN

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Easy To Use
          • Holds Boat Securely
          • Reliable
          • Safe

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Large Boats
            • Open Water
            • Small Boats

            Comments about Guardian Aluminum Anchors:

            This anchor is very light, compact(when disassembled) and
            easy to handle and store. The price is moderate.
            This is the best anchor for the sailing yacht.

            (13 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Don't judge an anchor by its weight

            By Marsh

            from Sanford, FL

            About Me Advanced

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Holds Boat Securely
            • Lightweight
            • Reliable
            • Well built quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Main anchor
              • Spare anchor

              Comments about Guardian Aluminum Anchors:

              I liked this anchor so much that I bought a second one to stow as spare and/or stern anchor. My old steel danforth anchor retired when I bought the first one. The chain weights more that the anchor, yet it grabs and holds with ease. I would not want to assemble it in a stressful situation, so I keep both assembled all the time.

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