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Boat Anchors

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      • Danforth Fluke Anchor
        List Price: $40.99
        Starting At: $28.99

        Standard Galvanized Danforth Fluke Anchor Danforth Anchors are the world's most trusted boat anchor, used by boaters on a variety of vessels. This anchor has the traditional, superior holding power which has always been associated with Danforth Standard...

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      • Fortress Marine Guardian Anchor
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        Starting At: $119.99

        Fortress Marine Guardian Anchor The Fortress Guardian Anchor provides excellent quality and reliable performance, but at a more affordable price. Made from the same high tensile, corrosion-resistant aluminum magnesium alloy and manufacturing precision...

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      • Super Hooker Galvanized Fluke Style Anchor
        List Price: $30.49
        Starting At: $22.99

        Super Hooker Galvanized Fluke Style Anchor The Super Hooker anchor is a good choice for your anchoring needs. This lightweight, hot dipped galvanized Super Hooker anchor has strong wide flukes that penetrate quickly and firmly for maximum holding power...

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      • Hooker Quik-Set Galvanized Fluke Style Slip-Ring Anchor
        List Price: $19.52
        Starting At: $15.99

        Hooker "Quik-Set" Galvanized Fluke Style Slip-Ring Anchor A new innovative design in economically priced anchors, the Hooker Quik-Set anchor has 50% more holding power and the appearance fo an anchor costing much, much more. Refer to the picture and...

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      • Fortress Marine Aluminum Anchor
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        Starting At: $216.99

        Fortress Marine Aluminum Fluke Anchor Fortress Anchors are often considered the "World's Best Anchors" by boaters and marine experts alike. That is due to their strong yet lightweight properties. Fortress anchors weigh far less than heavier steel...

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      • Lewmar Marine Galvanized Claw Anchor
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        Starting At: $111.99

        Lewmar Galvanized Claw Anchor Lewmar Galvanized Claw Anchors are a durable, economical choice for boaters anchoring in mud, sand, and rocky bottoms. Modeled after anchors used to secure oil rigs in the North Sea, Lewmar's Claw anchors set effortlessly...

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      • Greenfield PVC Coated Slip Ring Fluke Anchor
        List Price: $51.99
        Starting At: $36.99

        Greenfield PVC Coated Slip Ring Fluke Anchor The Slip-Ring Anchor is a traditional fluke anchor design, with the addition of a sliding ring for easy retrieval. Anchor Chain should always be used with steel fluke anchors, to provide weight necessary to...

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      • Greenfield Vinyl Coated Mushroom Anchor - Black
        List Price: $33.99
        Starting At: $26.99

        Greenfield Products Vinyl Coated Mushroom Anchor - Black The mushroom anchor is a type preferred by many boaters because of its compact design and ease of use. This cast iron anchor is coated with heavy duty no-mar resistant plastisol (protects bass...

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      • Greenfield Coated Navy Anchor - Blue
        List Price: $43.99
        Starting At: $32.49

        Greenfield Products Coated Navy Anchor - Blue The Navy Anchor is a classic, proven design, which has been in use on large vessels and warships for over 100 years. Navy Anchor performance comes from the combination of weight and mechanical principle...

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      • Sea Sense Grappling Anchor
        List Price: $16.32
        Starting At: $13.99

        Sea Sense Grappling Anchor The Grappling Anchor is great for all small boats, including dinghies, inflatables, canoes and personal watercraft (PWC). The ability to quickly fold and unfold in seconds and stow in a very small compartment makes the...

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      • Greenfield PVC Coated Navy Style Anchor - Black
        List Price: $43.99
        Starting At: $32.49

        Greenfield Products PVC Coated Navy Style Anchor - Black The navy anchor provides swing-arm penetration with the weight and strength of cast iron. It really digs in and holds the minute it strikes the bottom. A traditional design and coated in heavy...

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      • Greenfield Coated Mushroom Anchor - Royal Blue
        List Price: $33.99
        Starting At: $26.99

        Greenfield Products Coated Mushroom Anchor - Blue These traditional cast iron mushroom anchors meet basic anchor requirements and store easily. Mushrooms perform well for small craft, Personal Water Craft (PWC), Canoes or Kayaks, or as second anchor on...

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      • Lewmar DTX Stainless Steel Plow Anchors
        List Price: $490.99
        Starting At: $327.49

        Lewmar DTX Stainless Steel Plow Anchor The Lewmar DTX Stainless Steel Plow Anchor fills the gap between the existing galvanized and stainless Delta anchors, allowing boat owners and builders to specify a stainless steel anchor for a significantly...

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      • Greenfield Coated Navy Anchor - Red
        List Price: $43.99
        Starting At: $32.49

        Greenfield Products Coated Navy Anchor - Red The Navy Anchor is a classic, proven design, which has been in use on large vessels and warships for over 100 years. Navy Anchor performance comes from the combination of weight and mechanical principle. Like...

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      • Greenfield Painted Navy Boat Anchor
        List Price: $44.99
        Starting At: $33.49

        The navy anchor provide swing-arm penetration with the weight and strength of cast iron. It really digs in and holds. 4 traditional designs with painted finish. Model Weight Recommended Boat Size In Winds Up To 30 Knots Chain...

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      • Jet Logic Small Watercraft Folding Anchor System
        List Price: $44.39
        Starting At: $36.99

        This Complete Folding Anchor System by Jet Logic is in a class by itself. The 3-1/3 pound 4-fluke folding anchor will hold in mud, sand, gravel and rock. Designed for boats, sailboats, personal watercraft, inflatable boats, canoes and float tubes, the...

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      • Lewmar LFX Fluke Anchor
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        Starting At: $126.99

        Lewmar LFX Fluke Anchor The Lewmar LFX Fluke Anchor is composed of lightweight and strong, high-grade aluminum alloy. With a durable corrosion resistant anodised finish, it performs at its best in mud and sand environments. It is easily detachable for...

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      • Greenfield Yachting Series PVC Coated Fluke Anchor - WHITE
        List Price: $85.49
        Starting At: $60.49

        From the originators of the coated marine anchor, Greenfield Anchors are undercoated for extra adhesion, then coated in heavy plastisol to protect boat finishes from the scratches and abrasions which occur through normal use. American Yachting...

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      • Danforth Hi-Tensile Anchor
        List Price: $337.27
        Starting At: $209.49

        Danforth Hi-Tensile Anchor The Danforth hi-Tensile is Tie Down's toughest, most durable anchor. Features very high holding power. The flukes are fabricated for additional strength and then beveled to allow quick deep bottom penetration. Each shank is...

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      • Jet Logic Personal Watercraft (PWC) Lightweight Fluke Anchor System
        List Price: $31.19
        Starting At: $25.99

        Jet Logic Personal Watercraft (PWC) Lightweight Fluke Anchor System   This is a vinyl-dipped fluke anchor that weighs only 1.75 lbs. and won't scratch or gouge the side of your PWC, waverunner, or jet ski. It also includes a 25 foot marine-grade...

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      Boat Anchors

      Did you know that your vessel could be dropping and weighing the wrong anchor? Perhaps you are still using the anchor your boat came with.  However, not all anchors are alike. In fact, there are two considerations when purchasing boat anchors. One is, of course, what type and/or size vessel you have. The other reason that is most often overlooked is the bottom conditions of the waters they will be traversing.

      Waterways with rock or coral or shale, clay and grassy, or sandy, muddy, bottoms require different kinds of anchors. And if you pilot your vessel through salt, fresh and brackish waters you will need different types of marine anchors for each of these conditions.

      For example, to prevent drift, anchors must tether a boat properly. Anchors must develop sufficient resistance in the seabed to offset wind and waves around the boat. The seabed has to be penetrated by the anchor to hold the boat in place. Below are some anchor recommendations based on differing seabed conditions.

      Marine Anchors for Every Seabed!

      • Sand: Pivoting-fluke anchors and non-hinged scoop anchors are best. Most seabeds are sandy and easy for pivot anchors to penetrate for high-holding power.
      • Mud: Deeper penetration is a requirement for muddy bottoms. Broader shank fluke angle anchors are a popular choice for these conditions. In test after test, Fortress has won acclaim as “The World’s Best Anchor.” Fortress marine anchors offer the best holding power in muddy seabeds as these can be adjusted from 32” to a broad 45” fluke angle.
      • Rock and Coral: The high structural strength of plow-shaped or grapnel-type anchors are best for these conditions. The Lewmar DTX Stainless Steel Plow Anchor and Wholesale Marine’s selection of River Anchors work well in rivers and current.
      • Shale/Clay/Grassy: Here the weight of the anchor more than its design determines the amount of penetration and hold. Anchors that cut through vegetation well include the cast iron Painted Navy Boat Anchor.

      There are several other considerations when determining which anchor(s) are best for your boat, including its type, size, and the composition of the anchor. The tensile strength of galvanized steel makes it the most popular anchor choice. Stainless steel is also good as its appearance enhances the bow when not in use. Ultralights and racing sailboat owners are weight conscious and prefer anchors with a lightweight aluminum alloy. As you might expect, anchors made of heavy cast iron really dig into the sea bed for a strong hold.

      Regardless of where you take to the open water or what kind of vessel you pilot, Wholesale Marine has the right marine anchors for every craft! When you want to talk boat anchors, and need the right one, call us and we will weigh the possibilities for you! We’re here from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM EST Monday through Friday at (877) 388-2628. Be sure to ask us about our Captain’s Club Rewards Program for additional discounts every time you shop at Wholesale Marine!