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Which is the right Lewmar boat anchor for me?

Delta anchor on bow

 

Lewmar has built an impressive range of anchors over the years. Their flagship anchor, the Delta, is the primary anchor used by numerous national lifeboat organisations worldwide. With such a wide range of anchors available and a choice of three materials, it can be tricky to know which anchor is best for your boat. This blog will discuss the most popular Lewmar anchors and how to choose the best anchor for your boat based on holding power and they types of sea beds you are likely to be mooring in.

How to set a boat anchor in 3 simple steps

Boat moored with anchor

Credit: Lewmar

 

So you are looking to stop off for a few hours to relax and enjoy your boat, maybe to bask in the sunshine or take a dip in the sea, or perhaps even for an overnight stay? It’s important to anchor your boat correctly, especially when you are not able to regularly check that you're not drifting in the night. There’s a big difference in dropping the hook for a lunchtime stop and anchoring for an overnight stay.

Best Sailing Boat Blocks in 2021

Sailboat Mastbase blocks

 

In this blog we take a quick look at what is new and/or interesting in the sailing block world in 2021.

Lewmar EVO® Winches – Made to Last

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Lewmar’s flagship EVO® winch range is an evolution of their Ocean range which they claim is the most popular winch ever made. This is due to their widespread use by volume boat builders who prioritise ease of use / maintenance and reliability.

Choosing the right winch!

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Choosing a winch can be daunting. The main decision criteria may be size or power Ratio, but Style, Speeds, Material and Grip are also of a consideration. That’s without going into powered options (electric / hydraulic), and then an extensive range of winch handle styles and sizes! Winches are an expensive bit of equipment and an educated choice will save you from unnecessary spend.

Introduction To Winches

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Although the fundamental mechanics of winches have not really changed over the years, there are some innovative features and performance improvements which have appeared in more recent years. Winches are a durable piece of equipment, lasting many years, but it is important to consider if the winches on-board are right for you.

We are constantly reporting on the latest innovations in the marine industry which offer weight savings whilst, at the same time, increasing safety factors. The result: lighter, faster, safer and more exciting sailing.

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