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Snubbers and Bridles Snubbers and Bridles serve similar purposes but with significant differences. Bridles are very common on multi-hulls and can also be found on…
Few simple steps that work every time. Find a suitable spot, acceptable depth, and good as possible seabed type, away from any other anchored boats.…
In this video, made by SV Panope you will see how Viking 20 anchor performance is superior compared to all other anchors out there, simple…
Dear Friends and members of the growing Viking anchoring systems user’s family, It has been too long since we last contacted you and we hope…
A question was raised by one of our supporters. I am very interested in the evolution of anchor designs. I have recently been drawn to…
When anchoring in a busy anchorage suspicious of having hazards, debris, or too many mooring chains on the seabed, it is better to have some…
Virtually all anchor design is evolutionary, building on previous designs. we are no different. What we have done is look at previous designs and correct…
Chain lock There are a number of ways to attach a snubber to an anchor chain. A gripping hitch, a soft shackle, or a chain…
Yawing and how it affects your anchor holding. As the wind increases it is the windage of the yacht that determines the tension and that…
From Practical sailor, the full article can be found here. There are four common factors that can cause an anchor to drag, (assuming it is…
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