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Anchoring a boat properly takes careful consideration. The tips and techniques in our anchoring videos will help you stay safe and rest easy while the hook is set.

When considering how to anchor a boat, these videos will:
-Help you choose the best boat anchor for your home waters
-Help you determine how much anchor scope you need
-Give tips for properly setting an anchor
-Show you how to deal with a stuck anchor
-Show you a cool trick for preventing dock chafe on your tender, and
-Provide insight into what makes up a good mooring

At 2 AM when the wind comes up, you’ll be glad you paid attention here.

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How to Build and Use an Outhaul to Anchor a Boat: Here is a system that allows you to disembark from your boat or dinghy when you are unable to land ashore.  It also ...
How to Make a Boat Mooring System – with Wayne Hamilton: Wayne Hamilton has spent his working life keeping boats secure against the elements in Searsport, Maine's open harbor. I...
Rock & Dock System: See the slick and simple technique Ben Mendlowitz put together to keep his dinghy from chafing on his dock....
Anchoring a Boat, Part 3 — Creative Solutions with a Traditional Anchor: Getting a large yachtsman anchor aboard a classic sailing yacht without damaging the topsides, toe rail or deck can be a...
Boat Handling for Beach Cruising – Anchoring, Beaching, Rigging an Outhaul & Boat Knots: Geoff Kerr is a genuine beach cruising guru. Aboard his Caledonia Yawl NED LUDD, we learn what is involved in anchoring,...
Anchoring a Boat, Part 2 — Reliability & Versatility of a Danforth vs. a Yachtsman Anchor: When anchoring a boat, you want an anchor that will not only be reliable in good conditions, but one that will be versat...
How to Anchor a Boat, Part 1: Anchoring a Small Powerboat with a Yachtsman: This video answers two questions facing a small boat owner: what kind of an anchor do I need and how should I use it, us...

 

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