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Overview

A modern, authoritative anchoring guide for sailors and powerboaters

A boat swinging safely at anchor can mark the relaxing conclusion to a great day of boating or the successful completion of an essential emergency measure, while failure to anchor properly can be frustrating, inconvenient, or downright dangerous. The Complete Anchoring Handbook is your path to mastering this indispensable seamanship skill.

Based on original engineering analysis—and with contributions from such international anchoring experts as Alain Fraysse and Chuck Hawley—The Complete Anchoring Handbook emphasizes the proven best gear and methods for anchoring safely in any situation with any boat, sail or power. Here’s everything you need to know, from the basics to the most advanced techniques. Poiraud and company describe:

  • The physical forces acting on a boat, its ground tackle, and the sea bottom
  • Why the new generation of roll-stable anchors (including the Spade, Rocna, Manson Supreme, and others) is proving superior to traditional favorites
  • How to select and size anchors and ground-tackle components
  • How to connect those components without introducing weak points in your ground-tackle system
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071475082
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/18/2007
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Alain Poiraud is an engineer and the inventor of the top-ranked spade anchor.

Achim and Erika Ginsberg-Klemmt have

been world cruisers since 1992. Achim is a subsea engineer.

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Jimmy CornellIntroduction by Erika Ginsberg-KlemmtChapter 1: Seabed Characteristics Types of SeafloorsChapter 2: The Forces on an Anchor Wind Forces Wave Forces Current ForcesChapter 3: Anchor Selection Anchor Anatomy Traditional Anchor Choices Roll-Stable New Generation Anchors What to Look for in an Anchor How Anchors Set How an Anchor Holds Selecting Your AnchorChapter 4: Anchor Rode The Best Anchor Rode Is a Combination of Chain and Nylon What Kind of Chain? What Kind of Line? Sizing the Chain and Rope Determining Your Primary and Secondary Rode Lengths Anchor Rode Connections Anchor Rode Interval Marking Anchor Gear Maintenance A Practical Summary for Selecting Ground TackleChapter 5: Deck Equipment and Layout Bow RollersBow Platforms and BowspritsSecuring an Anchor and Ground Tackle on Deck Anchor Rode Stowage Windlasses Sizing Your Windlass Windlass Installation Windlass MaintenanceChapter 6: Anchoring Techniques Selecting an Anchorage Communication Between Helm and Foredeck Anchoring Under Power Anchoring Under Sail Anchoring Multihulls Anchoring Tenders and Small Craft The Importance of ScopeMaking Sure the Anchor Holds Anchoring Etiquette and Customs Anchor RetrievalChapter 7: Advanced Anchoring Techniques Anchoring with a Stern Anchor (Med Mooring) Lateral Anchors Anchoring with Two Anchors Special Anchoring Techniques When Things Go WrongHeavy-Weather AnchoringChapter 8: Moorings Mooring Blocks Other Types of Permanent Anchors or MooringsAppendix 1: A Theoretical Study in Rode Behavior by Alain FraysseAppendix 2: Unconventional Rode SolutionsConversion TableManufacturers and Distributors About the AuthorsIndex

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