A night spent on anchor is one of the finest joys that comes with boat ownership but many people are nervous of relying on their anchor set-up for long stays.

With this guide by Jon Mendez, though, we aim to take the stress out of anchoring by ensuring your set-up is as safe and reliable as possible.

From marking your chain and attaching the shackle to setting up a snubber and, of course, picking the right anchor for your boat this handy guide will help you out.

You can read the full “How to…” article on rigging an anchor in the August 2016 issue of the magazine.