Definition of Danforth anchor in English:

Danforth anchor

Line breaks: Dan|forth an¦chor
Pronunciation: /ˈdanfəθ


A type of lightweight anchor with flat flukes.
More example sentences
  • You'd use the Danforth anchor with the winch, but you'll need some room.
  • On the foredeck there is a solid bronze manual anchor winch, a forty-five pound plow anchor, two Danforth anchors, a sixty-five pound folding storm anchor.
  • The Danforth anchors provide great holding in sand and mud bottoms, however they are weak at best when dealing with weedy bottoms or certain rocky bottoms.

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