Originally Posted by FarCry
WM, I almost always dive my anchor. I started doing it as a newbie as visual confirmation that all was OK and still do.
Not to start anchor wars but I very seldom dive on my anchor anymore. I used to do it with the Bruce (only two flukes in) and the CQR (on its side again) but since I got a Manson Supreme I don't bother. I anchor mostly in sand and mud. Occasionally grassy, hard packed sand. Sticks right in.