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  Home » ANCHORING » ANCHORS » FORFX85

FORTRESS FX-85 47LB ANCHOR

Price: $1,061.95  
Model: FORFX85
Manufacturer: Fortress
Weight: 48.00
Availability: 1

FORTRESS FX-85 47LB ANCHOR FOR 59-68' BOATS

The Legendary Fortress Anchor

In test after test, from coast to coast and from around the world, no anchor in history has been called ?The World?s Best Anchor? by more boaters and respected marine experts than Fortress...and for good reason.

Years of research and development, high-tech materials and manufacturing and thousands of real world tests are your assurance of performance, quality, and value. Fortress weighs only half as much as heavier steel anchors and yet outperforms them all.

Why? Because the Fortress design does not depend upon weight to provide world class performance. All this adds up to your best value in anchoring safety and convenience.

Feature Benefit

Precision-machined from an aluminum alloy that is as strong as steel, but only half the weight.
  • Easy to manage weight
  • Rustproof
  • Sharper than heavy, dull-edged steel anchors
  • Will set faster and penetrate deeper into common sea bottoms for incredible holding power
Can be disassembled
  • Excellent as a spare or storm anchor
  • Easy to store
Lifetime Parts Replacement Warranty
  • Free replacement of any damaged anchor part...Forever!*
Adjustable 32° to 45° fluke angle
  • Exclusive and patented feature which dramatically increases holding power in problem soft mud bottoms
Tough anodized finish
  • Handsome and durable appearance
  • Corrision resistant
FORTRESS SELECTION GUIDE
 



Model

FX-7 FX-11 FX-16 FX-23 FX-37 FX-55 FX-85 FX-125
Boat Length
ft 16'-27' 28'-32' 33'-38' 39'-45' 46'-51' 52'-58' 59'-68' 69'-150'
m 5-8 8-10 10-12 12-14 14-15 16-18 18-21 21-46
Weight lb 4 7 10 15 21 32 47 69
kg 1.8 3.2 4.5 6.8 9.5 14.4 21.2 31.1
Replaces Steel Anchors lb 6-9 10-13 14-18 19-28 33-50 50-65 70-90 100-170
kg 3-4 5-6 6-8 9-13 15-23 23-29 32-41 45-77
HOLDING POWER
Model FX-7 FX-11 FX-16 FX-23 FX-37 FX-55 FX-85 FX-125
Working Load
lb 700 900 1.250 2,000 3,000 4,000 5,250 6,750
kg 318 408 567 907 1,351 1,814 2,381 3,062
32 Degree Hard Sand Holding Power lb 2,800 3,600 5,000 8,000 12,000 16,000 21,000 27,000
kg 1,270 1,633 2,268 3,629 5,443 7,258 9,536 12,247
45 Degree Soft Mud Holding Power lb 840 1,080 1,500 2,400 3,600 4,800 6,300 8,100
kg 381 490 680 1,089 1,633 2,177 2,858 3,674
32 Degree Soft Mud Holding Power lb 420 540 750 1,200 1,800 2,400 3,150 4,050
kg 191 245 340 544 816 1,089 1,429 1,837
DIMENSIONS
Model FX-7 FX-11 FX-16 FX-23 FX-37 FX-55 FX-85 FX-125
"A" Shank Length

in

24" 27" 31" 36" 40" 46" 51" 56"
mm 610 685 787 914 1,016 1,168 1,295 1,422
"B" Fluke Length in 14" 16" 18" 21" 24" 27" 30" 33"
mm 356 406 457 533 610 686 762 838
"C" Stock Length in 19" 22" 25" 29" 32" 37" 41" 45"
mm 483 559 635 737 813 940 1,041 1,143
SUPPORT HARDWARE
Model FX-7 FX-11 FX-16 FX-23 FX-37 FX-55 FX-85 FX-125
Proof Coil Chain
in 3/16" 1/4" 5/16" 3/8" 3/8" 1/2" 1/2" 1/2"
mm 5 6 8 9 9 13 13 13
Nylon Rope** in 3/8" 3/8" 1/2" 5/8" 3/4" 7/8" 1" 1 1/4"
mm 9 9 13 16 19 22 25 32
Shackle Size in 1/4" 1/4" 5/16" 3/8" 7/16" 1/2" 5/8" 5/8"
mm 6 6 8 10 12 12 16 16
NOTE: Hard sand holding power figures above represent loads actually achieved on production FORTRESS and Guardian anchors under controlled horizontal pull conditions without dragging or resulting in disabling structural deformation.

** Rope recommendations are based on 25% of breaking strength. Rope must be in good condition.


FORTRESS FX-85 47LB ANCHOR


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