Knowledge Base

Retrieving your anchor after use. Retrieving an anchor should be as easy as deployment and setting but different skills are required. You should not use…
Virtually all anchor design is evolutionary, building on previous designs. We are not ashamed to say we are no different. What we have done is…
The relative holding of different anchors has been well tested and written in a multitude of publications, but the results are mostly confusing and unreliable.…
Shackles OK so you have got a great anchor now, and now you need to connect it to your chain. There is little logic in…
Anchors should last ‘forever’ but the galvanizing will wear off and the reality is - galvanizing life determines anchor life. You can rejuvenate the life…
All anchors are a compromise. Since some anchor types work best in certain bottoms, it is a good idea to carry anchors of different designs.…
In this video made by SV Panope (Steve Goodwin) in August 2020, you can see how efficient and superior the Viking 7 anchor that weighs…
Viking Anchors have lifted the benchmark for anchor design by being at the forefront of the use of high tensile (HT) carbon steel throughout the…
The Faith called ‘Anchors’ A quote in one of the Facebook groups dealing with anchors caught my eye and imagination: “Something I’ve noticed a lot…
Boomerang in action What's the problem A common problem for cruisers occurs when lifting the anchor, arriving at the bow roller ‘upside’ down (or back…
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