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Your anchor is the primary way for you to secure your watercraft while on the water, and is arguably the most important safety item onboard your boat. We’ve created this helpful resource to help you find and select the right anchor for your application.

Selecting the Right Anchor

“What is the best kind of anchor and rode for my boat?” We get asked that question a lot, and the answer is often “more than one anchor, of different types.” While you might wonder if we are just trying to sell a few more anchors, the experts generally agree with this viewpoint.

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Selecting an Anchor Rode

Small boats often use anchor rodes made entirely of three-strand nylon because they are lightweight, inexpensive and, for boats without a windlass or anchor well, easier to stow than rodes with chain. Although all-nylon anchor rodes can be quite strong, they lack the chafe resistance of rodes with chain and a...

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