Procedures for anchoring

Procedures for anchoring

 

 
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Order anchor party for anchor station. Prepare the anchors.

 

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Choose an appropriate anchorage.

 

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Check the nature of the bottom.

 

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Check the depth.

 

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Determine scope.

 

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Determine the wind direction and force.

 

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Determine tidal stream, rate and direction.

 

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Head to wind if no tide.

 

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Stem tide.

 

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Follow the anchoring procedure.

 

 

Updated: September 17, 2007
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