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Re: Anchor alarm

Originally Posted by hmurmur View Post
We are newbies to anchoring, tho we have been daysailing and overnighting (on moorings/docks) for several years.
My Chartplotter has an anchor alarm, but it drains the batteries quickly. does anyone have a suggestion for an inexpensive backup, like a handheld gps with anchor alarm?
Inexpensive is relative. I use Anchor Watch ($2) on my IPad. It will email me when I'm ashore! Which I can get on a smart phone, with an alarm if the anchor drags. Run in the background and shut monitor off and the battery will last all day.

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