An object dragged in the water from the bow of a boat in order to keep the bow pointing into the waves or to lessen leeway.
- That warning enabled her to take on extra water ballast, put out sea anchors and batten down for the blow.
- Ever thought sea anchors are only for when all heck breaks loose?
- The rest of the crew came on deck, and we began deploying sea anchors.
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Syllabification: sea an·chor
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