Author: Boat Accessories Australia Date Posted: 24 June 2015
The Vulcan anchor is Rocna’s first major design development since the launch of the highly successful and acclaimed Rocna anchor itself.
It features a unique combination of shank and fluke geometry – including an innovative roll-palm at the rear of the fluke – which self-rights the anchor on the seabed without the use of a roll-bar.
This is assisted by the V-bulb which extends fluke ballast downward to gain maximum leverage and efficiency.
This development permits a larger fluke surface area than competing designs which rely on simple dead weight, while the concave fluke directly equates to more holding power and security.
The omission of a roll-bar along with a carefully designed shank profile ensures a snug fit on the bows of a wider range of vessels.
The Vulcan’s shank shape encourages self-launching and self-stowing upon retrieval on the majority of bow rollers, with a liquid smooth action to ensure ease of use for all operators.
In addition to the use of high tensile steel, shank strength is optimised by a unique I+V profile shank design, granting improved resistance to bending courtesy of a computer optimised I-beam geometry.
This visually elegant innovation also improves setting performance, with the lower V edge cutting into the seabed and minimising resistance to a deep and secure burial.
To find out how much of a difference a Vulcan Anchor can make to your boating experience, check out the full range of Vulcan anchors available from Boat Accessories Australia:
Also be sure to out the Vulcan being put to the test as well as the rest of the Rocna range in the video below.