KWIK TEK A-2 Complete Folding Anchor System
What happens when you go out kayaking in a local river and you do not want to flow with the current? Do you create cement in bucket type of anchor and tie the rope to your boat? Of course not. What you do is get a folding anchor – one that you can tuck away after you are done fishing and want to head out home with your kayak. They have in the recent past proven to be useful devices. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes to fit the type of kayak that you have. With the numerous options, choosing the best can be a frustrating task, especially if you do not know the merits of a particular anchor design. That said, in this article, we will focus on one particular folding anchor system: KWIK TEK A-2 Complete Folding Anchor System.
For many people, the rope used is usually a great concern. And understandably so. Who wants to drop an anchor only for it to snap and down the river you go. The rope used to make the anchor should be strong enough to withstand the tension created by the current of a river. The KWIK TEK A-2 Complete Folding Anchor System features a very strong rope, similar to skiing rope. On the beach, it has the ability to anchor several kayaks with no problems at all. The current will keep them well spaced so that should not be a problem. It can hold a small boat too. You will not be able to break it, well, not unless you are part of the famous justice league heroes.
The KWIK TEK A-2 Complete Folding Anchor System features a float that will serve your needs even in lakes with depths of up to 32 feet.
The anchor system features a 3 1/3 4-pound fluke that will hold in rock, gravel, sand and mud. This is more than enough to hold a kayak steady while you are fishing.
Truth be told, bulky anchor systems are a turn off right? You want something that you can put away after use. Well, the KWIK TEK A-2 Complete Folding Anchor System is small and compact enough to fit under boat seats and PWC storage canisters. As such, if you are to using it on your kayak, where space is an issue, you will not be disappointed. It comes with a nylon storage case that is designed for durability and is padded for extra protection.
In the event you feel like you want to drift around for a while, this anchor system features an easy to clip stainless steel hook which allows you to unhook your kayak, drift around for some time and then come back, and hook the kayak back on.
Last but not least, the anchor is coated to protect its finish. This makes it durable.
If you were having trouble with drifting, then this is the answer that you have been looking for. For the quality and functionality it provides you with, its price tag is nothing to it.