Beginners Guide to Anchoring Ground Tackle

Beginner’s Guide to Anchoring: Ground Tackle

The Best Anchors for Small Boats Anchoring requires equipment that every boat should have. Even if you never plan on staying the night, an anchor is a necessary safety device. At the very least, you should have a folding anchor on nylon line ready at the bow should you need to stop the boat from drifting. Most owners of small …

How to anchor your boat in wind

How to Anchor Your Boat in Wind

Mastering One of the Most Important Boating Skills Anchoring is one of those fundamental boating skills that some boaters practice far too little. The anchor on your boat is fundamentally a safety device. It should be rigged and ready to drop in the water at a moment’s notice should you have an engine failure or other problem. If you’re near …

How to Anchor Your Boat on the Beach

How to Anchor Your Boat on the Beach

Techniques for Anchoring Your Boat on a Beach One of the most fun boating adventures is spending the day at your favorite beach or sandbar. Whether it’s a tiny spoil island along the Intercoastal Waterway or a peaceful cove on an uninhabited offshore island, you’ll want to pull up and enjoy the scenery awhile. But, believe it or not, anchoring …

What is the Best River Anchor

What is the Best River Anchor

How to Select an Anchor for Rivers Knowing how to anchor your vessel in all conditions is an essential skill that all good skippers should have. Anchoring allows you to keep your boat in a position without having to worry about drifting around because of the wind or the current. When you’re at anchor, you, of course, need to stand …

Product Evaluation Extreme Max Boattector Vinyl – Coated River Anchor

Product Evaluation: Extreme Max Boattector Vinyl – Coated River Anchor

The Extreme Max BoatTector Vinyl – Coated River Anchor Review If you use your boat on rivers or in areas with currents, you should have a river anchor. A good one will ensure you remain where you drop anchor and prevent you from drifting downstream. Even if you already have an anchor, you may find that a model designed specifically …