drift anchor

drift anchor

n
(Nautical Terms) another term for sea anchor
Translations

drift anchor

n (Naut) → Treibanker m
References in periodicals archive ?
Maybe we look like salty veterans, old guys with a johnboat out there with drift anchor, firing lures at grassy bottom downwind.
Caption: Collapsible drift anchor deployed amidship slows the writer's boat and keeps it perpendicular to the breeze, allowing one angler to cast at the bow, another at the stern.
On our boat, we prefer to drift beam-to the sea with a drift anchor cleated off amid-ship.