How to Use an Anchor Shackle

An anchor shackle can be an incredibly valuable tool on your boat, but you must know how to properly operate it. If you do not know how to use an anchor shackle, you run the...

How to anchor a boat overnight

Enjoying a night on your boat is thrilling, and it really helps connect you to the water.  Spending the night on your boat is a beautiful experience, but you need to know how to anchor...

How to Set Up a Boat Anchor: Proper Anchoring Technique

Anchoring is a valuable technique that can open new doors to you on the water. If you learn how to properly anchor, you can take your passengers on even more adventures! However, if you are...

How to Use a Fluke Anchor

A lot of boaters agonize over deciding which anchor to choose, and this is a very important decision that will significantly affect your boating operations. However, an anchor is only as good as the operator’s...

How to Anchor a Boat on the Beach

One of the most exciting parts of boating is the chance to pull over and relax on a nearby beach or sandbar.  These are great places for picnics, and there’s a close sense of community...

Best Anchor for 22’ Pontoon Boat

Boat maintenance and upkeep is never an easy task, but the reward is worth the work. With the warm weather approaching, it is important to make sure that the necessities are taken care of...

How to Make an Anchor Chain Snubber

When you prepare your ship for a day on the water, don’t forget about the anchor chain snubber!  This critical piece of equipment plays a secondary role the majority of the time.  But, in certain situations,...

What Size Anchor Chain for my Boat?

Based on the type of anchor that you use for your specific boat and preferred activities on the water, the size of anchor chain that you choose can make or break your success. However, if...

How Does a Claw Anchor Work?

When you go boating, the type of anchor that you carry really matters.  But, you cannot select the correct type of anchor for your craft and conditions without a good understanding of the mechanisms that...

Delta vs. CQR Anchor: Which should you use?

Anchors are a critical component of the boating experience, and you need to have an anchor that will work well with your ship and bottom conditions. Today, we’ll take a close look at two anchors...