Boat anchors with the best holding power in a large selection at compass24!
When choosing the right anchor, you will find a wide range of different anchor types at compass24. Every boat anchor in the compass online shop is manufactured to high standards in terms of material and construction and complies with the relevant DIN and ISO standards. Boat anchors made of stainless steel should always be forged from V4A stainless steel according to AISI 316 to ensure sufficient strength and breaking load. For long-term corrosion resistance, anchors made of stainless steel should also be ground and highly polished. Boat anchors made of malleable cast steel and special manganese-steel alloys have the highest strength. When buying a steel anchor, be sure to look for a high-quality hot-dip galvanisation.
Shape, weight and construction determine the holding force of a boat anchor. The size and weight of the boat determine which anchor gear is used. On larger yachts, two anchors of different types make sense. The classic ploughshare-anchor is an excellent all-round anchor for different anchor sizes, which sinks in deeply with a long and pointed fluke. A special ploughshare anchor is the delta anchor, which is very quickly embedded due to ballast in the tip of the fluke. This ploughshare anchor is recognised by Germanischer Lloyd as a boat anchor with a high holding force.
Plate anchors with two long flukes and movable shank are excellent boat anchors on all anchoring grounds, especially in soft sand and silt. are often used as secondary or stern anchors, as their shallow design makes them easy to stow in lockers or on the pushpit. Aluminium plate anchors are relatively light with a high degree of stability; compared to their weight, they have a high holding value.
Folding anchors as boat anchors are ideal for smaller dinghies, motor boats and other leisure boats. As folding anchors with retractable flukes, folding dinghies fit anywhere on board and are quickly ready for use. Folding anchors can also be used as search and recovery anchors. folding anchors and folding anchors in first-class stainless steel and cast steel quality in various sizes.
For every boat size and area of application, you will find the right anchor in solid brand quality in the Compass online shop at compass24.