Tying her chosen anchor to one end of the rope, she sat to eat her sugary cube, checked again for the monster, and leaned out of the cave.
She pulled hard on the rope, feeling some give, then tautness as the anchor lodged itself between unmovable objects.
Do not anchor to any manmade structures including the penstock system large metal pipe.
You'd just loop your line through a set up or a fixed anchor and rappel down.
But you could rig an anchor, right?
So, you think Jerome Shipton cut the line so it looked like someone was trying to kill him and then used the remaining portion to loop through an anchor so he could then rappel down?
Shipton had used a gnarled cedar, years dead, as an anchor for his line.
"Cat" or "cat-head," in nautical usage, is the projecting beam on the bows of a ship used to clear the anchor from the sides of the vessel when weighed.
Even the splash of the anchor in the water, and the noise of the cable running out through the hawse-hole, in no way disturbed them at their occupation, or caused them to evince the slightest curiosity.
Broken Bay and other inlets, and several headlands, were also seen and named, but the vessel did not come to an anchor till Moreton Bay was reached, although the wind prevented Cook from entering this harbour.
Ocean-going steamers anchor outside the reef.
Another earthed cable starts from a similar anchor about 100 ft.
The admirals, therefore, decided to stand into the bay and anchor among the Egyptian and Turkish ships.
1896), has been established on a slight elevation overlooking the river at the point below the rapids where steamers come to anchor, about one mile below Ahvaz.
The beach slopes gently down and ships anchor about 2 m.
An "anchor ring" or "tore" results when a circle revolves about an axis in its plane.
Each chain has an anchor plate 5 ft.
The area of each anchor plate, normal to the line of stress, is 32 ft.
Battery, but the starboard anchor was hung up with a strong tide sluicing down the mole, and the ship was carried some 700 yd.
He used to make a cable for his anchor of strips of hickory bark tied together.