⚓ HOW TO ANCHOR A BOAT ⚓ We give some tips on scope required, best surfaces to drop anchor, reversing on anchor and we also share our experience using a stern anchor.
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0:00 INTRO: How To Anchor A Boat
0:45 How much anchor chain do you need?
1:15 How to choose a spot to anchor in
2:15 Determine the best water depth under your boat
2:52 Calculate the correct amount of anchor scope
4:48 Always set the anchor (reverse on your anchor)
5:02 Question about rode! Do you use it?
6:10 How to use a stern anchor

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