Originally Posted by jclays
Still love my original Bruce.
The Chesapeake Bay test boat, the 81-ft. R/V Rachel Carson, has two original Bruce anchors aboard, and one is visible on the bow in the image below.
At the Captain's request we gave them a 32 lb (14.5 kg) FX-55 after the testing. During preliminary tests. This anchor had held to over 4,000 lbs during several pulls, tripping the aft winch in the process, and so they now have a very formidable back up anchor.