11 12 The Fortress is an American aluminum alloy Danforth variant which can be disassembled for storage and it features an adjustable 32 and 45 shank/fluke angle to improve holding capability in common sea bottoms such as hard sand and soft mud.Citation needed On the other hand, they have a good reputation in boulder bottoms, perform relatively well with low rode scopes and set fairly reliably.10 The FOB HP anchor designed in Brittany in the 1970s is a Danforth variant designed to give increased holding through its use of rounded flukes setting at a 30 angle.

Permanent dead link Hallerberg, Don,.S.The ship will seek a location which is sufficiently protected; has suitable holding ground, enough depth at low tide and enough room for the boat to swing.

Despite the widely held belief that this is to allow the anchor to turn with direction changes rather than breaking out, the actual purpose is to prevent the weight of the shank from negatively impacting the fluke's orientation while setting.In national interests, and foster a bottom-up process of globalization.