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Boats are built to sail in water, this is their arena, they are not built to encounter hard solid structures such as rocks, concrete or other boats. 

Getting close to these objects requires you to have a device you can 100% trust that it will hold you on the same spot you need to be keeping a safe distance from these hazards.

 

Choosing the right anchor for your boat is not a complicated task, however, you need to know a few things before deciding what anchor is the best for you and for your boat.

You can have the ultimate anchor but if you will not give it enough chain length it will be useless.

 

 

Except in special circumstances, we have seen no evidence that a swivel solves any significant issues. There is evidence that the cheaper, stainless box swivels fail for a number of reasons related to poor engineering or poor manufacturing if

Regular steel coated with zinc by way of a galvanizing process is the typical and most economical method used for anchor construction, some will say it is the best material for making anchors but we will not get into that, stainless steel has its own benefits, so we will leave it for now, let's talk about galvanized steel.

When a modern new generation anchor is dropped to the seabed, it commonly sits with the fluke on its side and the shackle end of shank touching the seabed.

As the load is applied, the fluke toe engages with the seabed and its burial is followed soon after by the shackle end of the shank slowly burying as well.

 

Digs like no other-The Viking Anchor is designed to penetrate hardest bottoms and set with enormous holding power. 

Easy to store- The Viking anchor lineup simply has the best boat anchors available. Whether you are a long range cruiser, racing or going out for a day sail. The Viking breaks down for easy storage, so you can store it without taking much-needed boat space.

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