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Lakeland Boating – Ask the Expert

Lakeland Boating: Ask the Expert


Fortress Marine Anchors’ Brian Sheehan tells Great Lakes boaters what to look for in a cutting-edge anchor. How do lightweight, aluminum-alloy anchors compare to their steel counterparts? The Fortress anchor is precision-machined to be much sharper than heavier, dull-edged... Read More


03/1/2015

Chesapeake Bay Anchor test

Chesapeake Bay Anchor Test


In early August Fortress sponsored an extensive anchor holding power test that was conducted aboard the Rachel Carson, an 81-ft research vessel that is owned by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science and located near the Chesapeake Bay in Solomons, Maryland. Read More


10/27/2014

Aluminum Alloy Anchors Earn Top Certification

Aluminum Alloy Anchors Earn Top Certification


For centuries it was commonly believed that anchors had to made of the heaviest material available to properly secure a boat, but as evidenced by a recent certification by Det Norske Veritas (DNV), Fortress Anchors have proven those beliefs to be false with their aluminum... Read More


03/26/2014

Fortress Marine Anchors Announces Exalto Emirates as New U.A.E Distributor

Fortress Marine Anchors Announces Exalto Emirates as New U.A.E Distributor


Fortress Marine Anchors, a USA based manufacturer of premium aluminum alloy anchors, has announced the appointment of Exalto Emirates LLC as their new distributor in the United Arab Emirates. Read More


04/21/2011

Fortress Anchor FX-37 Out Performs Steel Anchor

Lightweight Aluminum Anchor Beats Out Steel Models In Holding Power Test


For centuries it has been widely believed that a boat anchor had to be very heavy and made of steel in order to perform well. Voiles et Voiliers, a leading boating magazine in France, recently put this age-old theory to the test by conducting an extensive pull comparison... Read More


01/10/2010

Safe Anchoring Brochure

New Brochure Contains Valuable Tips For Safe Anchoring


The US Coast Guard has chosen Fortress anchor model FX-37 for their new 45 foot, aluminum hulled patrol boat, which is currently being produced and delivered to US Coast Guard bases throughout the USA. This newly patrol designed boat is called the Response... Read More


04/15/2009

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US Coast Guard Selects Fortress Anchor For New $2 Million “State Of The Art” Patrol Boat


The US Coast Guard has chosen Fortress anchor model FX-37 for their new 45 foot, aluminum hulled patrol boat, which is currently being produced and delivered to US Coast Guard bases throughout the USA. This newly patrol designed boat is called the Response... Read More


09/12/2008