Anchor Rodes

Set Descending Direction

6 Item(s)

Set Descending Direction

6 Item(s)

Suggested anchor rode size chart

Boat Length Anchor Rode Size
Up To 35 ft 1/2" rope - 1/4" or 5/16" chain
35-45 ft 5/8" rope - 5/16" or 3/8" chain

Nylon Breaking Strengths

8 PLAIT NYLON

Diameter Tensile Strength (average) Weight / 100ft (average)  
1/2 6400 6.8
5/8 11000 11.1

3 STRAND NYLON

Diameter Tensile Strength (average) Weight / 100ft (average)  
1/2 6400 6.5
5/8 10400 10.5

G4 High Test Chain

Size Working Load Limit Wt per 100ft
1/4 2600 lbs 74.89
5/16 3900 lbs 109.8
3/8 5400 lbs 149.5

We recommend under normal sea conditions your anchor rode length should be at least (4) times as long as the deepest water you are in.

Anchor Rodes Shackle
Anchor Rodes Shackle Diagram