Anchoring

A good anchoring system should hold your vessel in all winds and bottom types, it should be safe and easy to operate, be frequently checked and well maintained. This will give you peace of mind on anchor at night.

An anchoring system comprises: a quality modern anchor, galvanised or stainless anchor chain, connection-shackle or swivel, tested short link, a bitter end point for chain, a sturdy bow roller to suit the anchor size and the boat, a chain/anchor locking system (to prevent anchor movement at sea), an anchor windlass (winch) – electric, hydraulic or manual, winch power and switching systems, secondary anchor and rode for stern or emergency, chain snubber claw and line for at anchor.

  • Chain locks, turn buckles and devils claws, hawse pipes
  • Bow roller fittings – custom fabricated to suit
  • Anchor windlass specification and supply
  • Chain counters, deck switches and remote stations switching, gypsy supply, reversing solenoids
  • Fitting of anchor windlass, switch gear, bow rollers, anchors and chains
  • Anchor shackles – tested, galvanised and stainless
  • Swivels and chain connectors
  • Bronze bow rollers machined to order
  • Roller axles and compression tubes
  • Bow roller mount prodders for code zero and mps
  • Chain plates and attachments for yachts
  • Bow cleats and bollards, fairleads and hawse holes, standard and custom
Why Choose A Sarca  Anchor For Sail And Power Cruising Yachts
The design of the anchor is such that it has no moving parts and does not waste energy on extra lead or cast iron weights. This means that weight is more effectively used in structural strength and extra blade area for greater holding power.
Use a Sarca Anchor and don’t Drift at Night!
The Sarca anchor sets within a meter range which is unheard of with most anchors. Ron says that with hundreds of tried and tested sets right around Australia over a 7 year period, the Sarca anchor never dragged once! Could you say that about any anchor you have had on your yacht?
Choosing Your Anchorage
Plan your emergency anchorages before leaving base. That is all part of planning your cruise. When using a Sarca anchor you will be able to take advantage of the super-high holding power and be able to use less scope.
Having a Second Sarca Onboard
AlwaysAlways be prepared for every eventuality! Carry a second anchor on board in case you lose your main anchor for any reason.
Securing Your Anchor Before Going To Sea Prevents Damage
Avoid hull damage and accidental anchoring by securing your anchor before heading to sea. Relying on your winch alone is not enough!
Enjoy Better Boating With A Sarca
There should be no compromise when selecting your boats anchor. Design, maximum durability, holding power and reliability are all paramount traits in the best anchors, and we find these needs surpassed in Sarca Anchors.

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