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The traditional anchor is made up of a shank with a stock at one end and two arms ending in palms at the other end.
Transverse rod perpendicular to the shank; it positions the anchor so that its two arms grip the bottom of the water.
Long straight rod forming the body of the anchor.
Tip of the palm.
Flat pointed part at the end of the arm; it sinks into the bottom of the water to grip it.
Broad part of the palm.
Heavy ring through the eye at the end of the shank; the anchor’s cable or rope is attached to it.
Small ring at the anchor’s center of gravity; a rope is attached to it, which is pulled to dislodge the anchor from the bottom of the water.
Anchor’s center of gravity.
Point where the arms meet the shank.
Point at the end of the shank.
Shank that curves out from the bottom end of the main shank and ends in a palm.