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Old 31-03-2010, 02:32   #1
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Plastic Anchors?

Boat anchors for yachts, jet skis, inflatables, fishing, diving, cruising, sailing, or tinnys and Kayaks boats - Cooper Anchors

This mob was just shown on a local panel show called "The New Inventors" which showcases local designs and designers.

They demonstrated the smallest one which was suited to Jetskis and canoes but I notice they make much larger ones.

I wonder how effective they can really be?
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Racing boats would LOVE them! Save all that weight.

Does it come in pink?!!!
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Aluminum anchors work well enough. In many conditions. I bet the same goes for plastic.
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Only the 1Kg (2.2 Lb) Cooper Anchor is made of Nylon.

The larger 2.3 (5#), 3.5 (7.7#) Kg anchors are made of Aluminum.

They mention a 2-week waiting period, but provide no other information on the only anchors that might be useful on a smaller cruiser, the 6.8Kg (15#) & 11.5Kg (25.3#).
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Racing boats would LOVE them! Save all that weight.

Does it come in pink?!!!

Why Yes Mark they do


With the technology in plastics, they are achieving some of the same strengths as steel. I would have to see some test results before I trust it as my main anchor but as a light weight back up
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