Plough Anchor

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So named due to its resemblance to a traditional agricultural plough (or more specifically two ploughshares), the plough anchor produces a plough-style design, all based on or direct copies of the original CQR (Secure), a 1933 design by mathematician Geoffrey Ingram Taylor. Plough anchors are  

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popular with cruising sailors and other private boaters. The plough anchors are generally good in all bottoms, but not exceptional in any. The CQR design plough anchor has a hinged shank, allowing the anchor to turn with direction changes rather than breaking out, while other plough anchor types have a rigid shank. Plough anchors are usually stowed in a roller at the bow.

Owing to the use of lead or other dedicated tip-weight, the plough anchor is heavier than average for the amount of resistance developed, and may take a slightly longer pull to set thoroughly. The plough anchor cannot be stored in a hawse pipe.

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