Mallorca by Land, Air and Sea


Thursday, 17 August 2017

Anchoring is an essential skill every boater should have. With the help of Fortress Marine Anchors' Safe Anchoring Guide, honing the necessary skills to anchor safely in varied conditions can be achieved in seven easy steps.

The Safe Anchoring Guide is available for free download at In it, boaters will gain an understanding of the complete anchoring process. Topics include determining holding power, rode scope, working with soft mud bottoms, when and how to deploy two anchors, and how to set and retrieve an anchor. The same content with helpful animations is online at

Fortress anchors are made in the USA of marine-grade, aluminum-magnesium alloy. Although they're much lighter than traditional heavy steel anchors, they're so strong that they're used on 154' US Coast Guard cutters. Their sharpened flukes can be adjusted to 32° or 45°, to optimize for different bottom conditions. Eight models are available for boats up to 150'; prices start at $99.99.

Contact Fortress Marine Anchors, 1386 W McNab Rd., Ft Lauderdale, FL 33309. Toll-free US only 800-825-6289, 954-978-9988.

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Last Updated ( Thursday, 17 August 2017 )