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WEST MARINE Performance2 Anchors

We designed the Performance2 to be as close to our ideal anchor as possible. We improved on several aspects of the original designs by Bob Ogg and Richard Danforth. Independent test results confirm that the Performance2 anchor excels in a wide variety of conditions. The compact crown assembly provides low penetration-resistance and keeps the fluke angle at a precise 32°. It also features a rugged, die-stamped crown and shank engagement.

Characteristics we did not change include “T” section flukes for symmetry and strength, high-strength 4130 steel flukes, shank and crown and quality galvanizing that eliminates flakes or sharp spikes of zinc.

  • Style: High-strength pivoting steel fluke
  • Material: Galvanized high-tensile steel
  • Application: Sand and mud
  • Warranty: Five years

Recommended by Practical Sailor, February 2006. “...when handicapped by the challenging conditions of our short-scope test, only the West Marine Performance Anchor met the minimum holding power we’d want.”

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Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
5lb. Performance2 Anchor, 16' to 25' Boat Length, 600lb. SWL, 21-3/16" Length, 16-11/16" Stock Width, 13-13/16" Fluke Length 14063804 KM-PFA06
In stock online.

$57.99

12lb. Performance2 Anchor, 22' to 35' Boat Length, 1,200lb. SWL, 28-11/16" Length, 21-5/8" Stock Width, 18" Fluke Length 14063812 KM-PFA14
In stock online.

$99.99

26lb. Performance2 Anchor, 30 to 44' Boat Length, 1,800lb. SWL, 35-3/8" Length, 26-1/2" Stock Width, 23" Fluke Length 14063820 KM-PFA26
In stock online.

$154.99

Product Description

We designed the Performance2 to be as close to our ideal anchor as possible. We improved on several aspects of the original designs by Bob Ogg and Richard Danforth. Independent test results confirm that the Performance2 anchor excels in a wide variety of conditions. The compact crown assembly provides low penetration-resistance and keeps the fluke angle at a precise 32°. It also features a rugged, die-stamped crown and shank engagement.

Characteristics we did not change include “T” section flukes for symmetry and strength, high-strength 4130 steel flukes, shank and crown and quality galvanizing that eliminates flakes or sharp spikes of zinc.

  • Style: High-strength pivoting steel fluke
  • Material: Galvanized high-tensile steel
  • Application: Sand and mud
  • Warranty: Five years

Recommended by Practical Sailor, February 2006. “...when handicapped by the challenging conditions of our short-scope test, only the West Marine Performance Anchor met the minimum holding power we’d want.”

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West Marine 5lb. Performance2 Anchor, 16' To 25' Boat Length, 600lb. Swl, 21-3/16" 16-11/16" Stock Width, 13-13/16" Fluke
 
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5.0

Great anchor on first use

By John

from Rehoboth Beach, DE

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Holds Boat Securely
  • Lightweight
  • Reliable

Cons

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      Comments about West Marine 5lb. Performance2 Anchor, 16' To 25' Boat Length, 600lb. Swl, 21-3/16" 16-11/16" Stock Width, 13-13/16" Fluke:

      Have only used it once, but tossed it in and it grabbed the mud/sand bottom immediately and as well as my original Danforth. Friends have the cheaper slide rings and have trouble getting them to grab. Picked this anchor over a second original Danforth because of the lighter weight so that my wife could handle it easier and I couldn't be any happier with it.

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