View Full Version : What size anchor?

04-10-2012, 02:10 AM
Hi, i have just bought a 3.9mtr. fiberglass runabout & need to buy an anchor for it.Can anyone tell me how heavy an anchor i will require please?

04-12-2012, 10:00 PM
depends upon the style you need which is driven by the bottom type you'll be anchoring. most mfg's have charts showing their recommendations - both w/ & w/o chain. see <www.danforthanchors.com> for an example. some vendors have the info, too.

04-14-2012, 12:56 AM
Thank's for your help makomark i spoke to my local marine dealer & he said i'd be ok with with an anchor about 8lb. so i bought it & it works well.Thanks again.

04-14-2012, 10:59 PM
Glad to help...that why Andrew set this up