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Boats are built to sail in the water. It is their arena. They're not built to encounter hard solid structures such as rocks, concrete or other boats. 
Getting up close to these hazards requires you to be certain your anchor is 100% reliable and is up for the tasks. One which will hold its ground when you're looking to keep a safe distance.

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 don't 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

Zinc-coated steel in a galvanized process is the typical and most economical method used for anchor construction. Some might add that it is the best material for making anchors.

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 the 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 the harshest terrains and is capable of enormous holding power.
Easy To Store- Whether you're out for long-range cruising, racing, or going out for a day sail, Viking breaks down for easy storage, so you can store it without taking up well-needed boat space.


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