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PARA TECH Parachute Sea Anchors

Wait out the storm with our parachute sea anchor

This Sea Anchor’s incredible drag practically stops the vessel and allows the crew to passively wait out a storm. Made of the highest quality nylon with reinforced seams for the parachutes and webbing for the shroud lines. Instructions for rigging and use are included.* If you use your boat offshore, we strongly recommend you carry a sea anchor. Deployable stowage bag, heavy-duty bronze shackle, float line and instruction manual included. Trip mechanism not included. Five-year warranty.

*Note: In addition to the parachute sea anchor, you’ll need an appropriate rode and a means of retrieval. Para-Tech recommends an anchor line, a swivel, two fenders or buoys and a short length of utility line.

  • Fabric: High-strength nylon
  • Attachment Hardware: Nylon line (1,500lb. breaking strength) and bronze shackle (breaking strengths from 17,000 to 52,000lb.)
  • Features: Includes Deployable Stowage Bag, Heavy-Duty Shackle, Float Line, Instruction Manual. "Failure tolerant" drogue designed to blow single panel before hardware or line fails.
  • Warranty: Five years
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Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Parachute Sea Anchor for Boats to 35', 12,000lb. Max. Displacement, for Use with 1/2" Line and 5/16" Chain, 12' dia., 8" x 12" Storage Bag 496596 PARA 12
In stock online.

$539.99

Parachute Sea Anchor for Boats to 40', 25,000lb. Max. Displacement, for Use with 5/8" Line and 3/8" Chain, 15' dia., 10" x 15" Storage Bag 490862 PARA 15
In stock online.

$739.99

Parachute Sea Anchor for Boats to 48', 40,000lb. Max. Displacement, for Use with 5/8" Line and 3/8" Chain, 18' dia., 12" x 17" Storage Bag 490870 PARA 18
In stock online.

$1,029.00

Parachute Sea Anchor for Boats to 90', 95,000lb. Max. Displacement, for Use with 3/4" Line and 1/2" Chain, 24' dia., 13" x 19" Storage Bag 520221 PARA 24
In stock online.

$1,449.00

Parachute Sea Anchor for Boats to 20', 4,000lb. Max. Displacement, for Use with 3/8" Line and 1/4" Chain, 6' dia., 6" x 7" Storage Bag 496570 PARA 6
Ships when available.

$309.99

Parachute Sea Anchor for Boats to 25', 8,000lb. Max. Displacement, for Use with 3/8" Line and 1/4" Chain, 9' dia., 6" x 9" Storage Bag 496588 PARA 9
In stock online.

$384.99

Product Description

Wait out the storm with our parachute sea anchor

This Sea Anchor’s incredible drag practically stops the vessel and allows the crew to passively wait out a storm. Made of the highest quality nylon with reinforced seams for the parachutes and webbing for the shroud lines. Instructions for rigging and use are included.* If you use your boat offshore, we strongly recommend you carry a sea anchor. Deployable stowage bag, heavy-duty bronze shackle, float line and instruction manual included. Trip mechanism not included. Five-year warranty.

*Note: In addition to the parachute sea anchor, you’ll need an appropriate rode and a means of retrieval. Para-Tech recommends an anchor line, a swivel, two fenders or buoys and a short length of utility line.

  • Fabric: High-strength nylon
  • Attachment Hardware: Nylon line (1,500lb. breaking strength) and bronze shackle (breaking strengths from 17,000 to 52,000lb.)
  • Features: Includes Deployable Stowage Bag, Heavy-Duty Shackle, Float Line, Instruction Manual. "Failure tolerant" drogue designed to blow single panel before hardware or line fails.
  • Warranty: Five years

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