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Zen and the Art of Anchoring…

.. Or Tip #1 in Surviving a Sailing Relationship. We have all witnessed raised voices from other yachts when they have been dropping or retrieving their anchor, maybe even observed a full-on argument. On one occasion we saw a “discussion” that …

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Will Your Anchor Hold?

Dropping the hook in Tobago Cays. Photo: Sharon Matthews-Stevens: www.sherryspix.com

So, we drop the hook in the lagoon in St. George’s harbour in Grenada, do a cursory anchor watch, cast off the dinghy and take the ferry to Carriacou for a day of sun and fun. Upon our return early …

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Best Anchor for the Chesapeake Bay?

Photo by Terry Boram

An anchor, when it holds, can provide a boater the greatest peace of mind, or bring the most exasperated frustration when it does not. One of the most challenging places to anchor is in the thick mud of the Chesapeake …

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Anchoring a Boat: The Ultimate Guide

Ganesh’s Rocna anchor fits like a glove

If you don’t know how to safely anchor your vessel for the conditions expected, you should not leave the dock. Anchoring is the bedrock skill of the cruising sailor. Anchoring is, at its core, extremely simple. However, perfecting your technique …

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