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Rollers, Mounts & Locks

Boat Anchor Rollers and Mounts

Before boat anchor rollers were invented, great care had to be taken when dropping and weighing anchor to avoid topside damage. These rollers provide a rolling surface by allowing users to stand wherever they can pull with the greatest efficiency. Another plus is that the rollers’ design creates sufficient lead for the anchor rode so it does not abrade stem fittings or chocks. The rolling action eliminates chafing as the line stretches which is a great way to protect your investment.

Another key component are anchor mounts. These cradle the anchor on the ship’s bow so it’s ready to be deployed. If your boat has a windlass, using an anchor mount is a given as these guide the anchor rode to the windlass gypsy. This configuration will also protect your hull and deck from being gouged by anchor chain.

Boat Anchor Rollers for Every Craft

For powerboats, anchor mounts are most often placed on their centerline. Sailboats have stem fitting, head stays, bow pulpits and furling drums which dictate different positioning for boat anchor rollers and mount placement. Position the mounts 4” to 8” to either side of the head stay. Align the mount above the toe rail with blocks, parallel to the boat’s centerline and in line with the windlass gypsy.

Boat Anchor Rollers, Mounts, and Locks from Wholesale Marine are durable and designed to withstand constant exposure to rough seas. Our Mounts are universal and fit for shallow to deep water depths. We recommend that you lock your anchor in place to prevent rattling with our Stainless Steel Anchor Tensioners designed to accommodate any size chain or shackle.

Universal Self-Launching Bow Rollers have been designed for easy mounting on most bows, and are hinged with an inner roller for self-launching operation. These also feature low profile designs. Call our friendly customer service line at (877) 388-2628 for assistance in selecting the anchor roller configuration that’s right for your craft. 

You’ll always save time and money as a Wholesale Marine customer. We offer a Customer Loyalty program and a low price guarantee, same day flat rate shipping, trouble-free returns, great customer service and solid advice. We’re here Monday through Friday, from 9:00 AM until 6:00 PM, EST, where our team of boating enthusiasts will be glad to provide guidance.