The claw anchor was designed in the 1970's by Peter Bruce, the Bruce anchor design or claw anchor sets quickly on most seabeds.
This Galvanised Claw Anchor is a design based on anchors used to secure oil rigs in the North Sea. A one piece, easy to handle anchor with no moving parts. The Claw anchor is constructed of high-grade galvanised steel cast in a single piece. It sets effortlessly, holds in a variety of seabeds and stows easily on the bow roller of most boats and is most effective on mud, sand and other soft sea beds.