Every boat needs an anchor if you want to stay put on the water in a certain vicinity range, there are a slue of anchors to choose from on the market today. When purchasing a boat anchor you must take into consideration the size of your boat the anchor has to be strong enough to withstand the pull. Anchor sizes start from13’ boats to over 60’ boats, there are several different anchor styles to consider the Bruce/Claw boat anchor made of stainless steel and typically ranges from $100 – $1300 dollars depending on size. The Delta/Wing boat anchors are between $150 up to $1100, this style is popular and is used by many marine manufacturers as part of standard equipment, they anchor well in mud, sand and rock. The Danforth/Fluke style also stainless steel and ranges in price from $100 up to $400. The CQR/Plow style come in selected boat sizes and range from $300 to $500 dollars. The Rocna Fixed- Shank Scoop boat anchor has a modern design look to it prices range from $300 up to $1000 dollars. The Mushroom anchor is ideal for smaller boats and work well in mud bottoms prices from $20 up to $ 40 dollars. Lastly we have the Folding Grapnel anchor this is an anchor kit with everything you will need including a tote bag for transporting prices range from $40 to $60 dollars.