The use of an anchor weight, kellet or
sentinel for safe, secure anchoring is
discussed in each of the following publications.
There are many 'anchoring
varying opinions about using
anchor weights, but why
not read what some convinced boat owners
plus some results
from product gear tests
and make up your own mind about
having extra peace of mind at
Seamanship and Small Boat Handling" by
Charles F. Chapman
"The Complete Book of Anchoring and
Mooring" by Earl Hinz
"The Cruising Life" by Ross
"Using an Anchor Weight" by
Heyward S Williams Sail magazine
"Wise Skipper" by Kim Taylor
"Practical Seamanship Illustrated"
by Robert Das and Harold Schwazlose
"Safety and Emergency Procedures"
by Garry Jobson
"Boat Handling at Close Quarters"
by Dick Everitt and Rodger Witt
"Sea Sense" by Richard
Links to other boating
BUDDY anchor weights