You may want to enjoy a quiet spot for lunch or a swim on a hot afternoon or tuck into an isolated cove for the night. You may need to stop the motion of your boat if your engine has quit or if you are in danger of being blown ashore. All of these require some proficiency with anchoring.
It starts with selecting the best anchor. Here is a selection of solid, quality anchors for your boat. To learn more about anchoring and ground tackle, click here to go to great-lakes-sailing.com for additional information. Check out the Free Resources section for additional free information