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Squid Lightweight Boat Anchor

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$39.95

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The Squid Lightweight Boat Anchor is made with sturdy mesh and hard flukes. Fill it with rocks, gravel or sand for weight. When you're through anchoring, just empty the bag, rinse and stow. Holds up to 15 pounds of weight.
  • This lightweight innovation is easy to use and no assembly is required.
  • There's no need to lug along a heavy anchor; just use local materials to add weight.
  • The Squid is perfect for fishing kayaks, canoes, pontoon boats and other small and lightweight craft.
  • The Squid is the largest of these anchors, which include the Urchin (holds up to 11 lbs. of weight) and Shrimp (holds up to 6 lbs. of weight). Choose the size that's best for your uses.
  • The bag's pear-shaped design causes the flukes to spread when the bag is filled for bottom-grabbing traction.
  • The 10.5" flukes are made of injection-molded, fiberglass-reinforced polystyrene for long-lasting durability.
  • When the Squid is empty, you can turn it inside out and the flukes are stored safely inside the bag.
  • It holds up to 15 pounds of ballast, weighs less than 8 ounces when empty, and folds to just 12.5" x 2.5" x 2.5".
  • Anchor has a wider fluke angle to grip the bottom more aggressively.
  • All the materials are compatible with both marine and fresh water conditions.

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Size: Holds 75 cu. in. of material, folds to 12.5" x 2.5" x 2.5" when empty
Weight: Less than 8 oz. empty, holds up to 15 lbs. of ballast
Flukes: Injection-molded, fiberglass-reinforced polystyrene
Material: Sturdy, lightweight mesh bag

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  • Squid Lightweight Boat Anchor

    Q:

    Would this work for a 19' boat? If not do you make one bigger?
    Asked on 7/6/2014 by Jamie from New Westminster, BC

    3 answers

    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      I don't recommend this anchor at all. I tried using it with my 12 foot NRS kayak, and it just doesn't grab in anything other than weeds or very soft bottom The three prongs don't grab since they are not fixed securely to the bag. Get a small Danforth or mushroom anchor.

      Answered on 7/7/2014 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      THis anchor should not be used to anchor a 19' boat. Almost any current or wind would likely move the boat and drag this anchor. It works great for small inflatables and kayaks in good weather.

      Answered on 7/7/2014 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      This is set up for a canoe or kayak. Something where you don't want to carry a heavy metal anchor on a portage, but still might want to sit in a current below some falls to fish. Bag allows you to make an anchor with local rocks.

      Answered on 7/6/2014 by Anonymous
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5.0

Finally, an anchor that works

By Mike

from Holladay, UT

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Pros

  • Easy And Light
  • Holds In A Strong Current
  • Lightweight
  • Rugged
  • Stops The Boat

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Day Trips
    • Flat Waters
    • Rivers

    Comments about Squid Lightweight Boat Anchor:

    After trying three different anchors, all heavy, this one outperformed all of them. Just fill the bag with rocks, gravel and sand at the river edge and attach it to your anchor line. The plastic stakes grab the bottom and holds well even in a strong current. After use, just empty the bag into the river. Simple, cheap and durable.

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