The Pocket Book of Anchoring

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Number of Pages:
86
Published Date:
June 2009
Book Height:
180 mm
Book Width:
120 mm
Weight:
0.1 kg
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A practical and informative guide to modern anchoring equipment, seamanship practices and their associated problems.

This comprehensive guide to the principles and practices of anchoring covers all aspects of modern anchoring, looking at anchor types and design, the chain (including chain damage and loss), the effects of wind, and anchor operation. It also outlines common problems encountered when anchoring and their solutions, and assist the user in choosing the correct anchor, and anchoring operation, for every situation.

Anchor Types

Testing the Anchors

Anchor Design

Anchor and Chain Damage and Loss

The Holding Power of Anchors

The Chain

Shackles and Joining Gear

The Windlass

The Wind and Current Effect

Wind/Current Forces and Holding Powers

Anchorages

Manoeuvrability

Anchorage Types

Positioning

Responsibilities in Anchorages

Approach to the Anchorage

Choosing the Anchor Position

Methods of Anchoring and Mooring

Anchoring to a Single Anchor

Which Anchor?

Using Both Anchors

After Anchoring

The Anchor watch

Mooring

Standing Moor

Running Moor

Berthing Using Anchors

Manoeuvring with Anchors

Large Vessels

Hanging off an Anchor

When the Anchor Drags

Ground Tackle Maintenance

Anchor Markings

Heaving Anchor

Conclusion

Anchoring Terms

References

Witherbys

Witherbys titles are developed using scripts developed by technical experts that are peer reviewed within work groups. Typically, they seek to improve understanding of the regulations, recommendations and guidelines issued by Industry.

Witherbys staff have significant expertise in the fields of navigation and hazardous cargoes as well as in the presentation of complex subjects in a graphic and easy to understand manner.

Number of Pages:
86
ISBN:
9781905331451
Published Date:
June 2009
Binding Format:
Paperback
Book Height:
180 mm
Book Width:
120 mm
Weight:
0.1 kg
Author:

Michael Lloyd