Imtra Learning Center

Imtra’s Learning Center is a great resource for everything you need to know about your boat’s equipment and systems. Everything from product overviews, product comparisons, buying guides, troubleshooting guides, maintenance tips and more can be found here, and it’s always being updated. Be sure to also check out our video library for product demonstrations, how-tos, webinars and much more!




8 Tips for Safely Anchoring Your Boat

Whether you’re dropping the hook for a few hours of lounging in the sun or planning to spend the night at-anchor, having reliable equipment and a consistent process for anchoring is key to enjoying peace of mind in an anchorage. That’s why we’ve put together these eight tips for anchoring your boat safely, so you can enjoy some stress-free time on the water. 

1. Use the Proper Anchor 

There are several different types of anchors, and they all perform differently depending on the type of seabed floor they’re setting in. For example, a Danforth or fluke anchor performs better in sand or mud than it does on a seabed floor that has dense seaweed where a plow style anchor might be better. So it’s always important to know what type of conditions you’ll typically be anchoring in and to equip your boat with the best style of anchor for those conditions. In general, local expertise from professionals or fellow avid boaters in your area is the best resource for knowing what the seabed floor is like, and what types of anchors work best there.  

It’s also important to have the right size of anchor for your boat to make sure it can dig in and hold regardless of the conditions. While there are some commonly-used guidelines about