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1386 WEST MC NAB ROAD
MA Certificate No. 11-FL1958602-A
Product: Anchor, Fluke Type
Marine & Offshore Application - Temporary Anchoring, Permanent Mooring - for Vessels from 28 feet to 32 feet
Fluke Type, machined from a high tensile, corrosion resistant aluminum magnesium alloy and tough anodized finish
Fortress Model FX-11:
Working Load: 900 Lbs
Shank Length: 27"
Fluke Length: 16"
Stock Length: 22"
32° Hard Sand Holding Power: 3,600 Lbs
45° Soft Mud Holding Power: 1,080 Lbs
32° Soft Mud Holding Power: 540 Lbs
Unit Certification is required for this product. For ABS classed vessels, if the equipment symbol (E) is requested, the
anchors are to be reviewed specifically on a case-by-case basis as indicated in 2000 Guide for Building and Classing
Motor Pleasure Yachts Section 16.3.2
Hard Sand Hold Power Figures above represent loads actually achieved in controlled tests on production
FORTRESS Anchors, under Horizontal Pull Conditions, without resulting in disabling structural deformation.
U.S. Navy Test Data : Anchor Test Report for Nine Small Movable - Fluke Anchors Navsea Report # 835-6269039
dated June 1989.
Notes / Drawings / Documentation:
Cut Sheets - Secondary Anchor Deployment Guide, Safe Anchoring Guide, Selection & Specification Guide;
Anchor Tests Report (US Navy, French Regulatory,etc);
Navsea Report No. 835-6269039 dated June 1989.
Term of Validity:
This Product Design Assessment (PDA) Certificate 02-HS173485B-2-PDA, dated 19/Jul/2012 remains valid until
18/Jul/2017 or until the Rules or specifications used in the assessment are revised (whichever occurs first).
This PDA is intended for a product to be installed on an ABS classed vessel, MODU or facility which is in existence
or under contract for construction on the date of the ABS Rules or specifications used to evaluate the Product.
Use of the Product on an ABS classed vessel, MODU or facility which is contracted after the validity date of the
ABS Rules and specifications used to evaluate the Product, will require re-evaluation of the PDA.
Use of the Product for non ABS classed vessels, MODUs or facilities is to be to an agreement between the
manufacturer and intended client.
As of 19/Jul/2012 Design Assessment Page 1 of 2