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drop anchor

To let down the anchor to secure a ship. We've been sailing all day, and here seems like a good enough spot to drop anchor, don't you think?
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Another ship will drop anchor 274 metres away from the wall of the protected coral bed, TPAMB said.
This year, several companies--Cunard, Carnival, Radisson Seven Seas and Celebrity Cruises--are expected to drop anchor, says Yezid Meneses Rumie of the local tourism office.
Twelve down-bound lake freighters, forced to drop anchor on their approach to the Michigan Sault locks, continued on a downward journey for several days last month.
There are nice islands in the lagoons, the creeks, and you get to one at the end of the day and drop anchor and there you have all of nature around you.
Rising winds forced them to drop anchor after only two miles - but the change paid off when Nick landed a fine 25lb cod.
The North Shore is a popular destination for sailing enthusiasts, with the Manitoulin Islands, endless bays, points, islands and coves where yacht enthusiasts can drop anchor for the night.
YbaAaAaAeA~ez said the sunken ship poses no threat to the navigation of oth ships except that they could drop anchor to M/V Sportivo.
And with a shipmate like Karena on board you'd be happy to drop anchor for a while.
In a 26-page motion for reconsideration, PAO, through its chief Persida Rueda-Acosta said Edgar Go, Vice President for Administration of Sulpicio Lines should be held criminally liable when he failed to order the master of MV Princess of the Stars to drop anchor and take shelter despite knowing that the vessel is travelling its regular route even with Typhoon Frank.
The Pirates drop anchor for the last time tomorrow night.
The first boat, My Amber, suffered engine problems and attempted to drop anchor near the island of Isay, off the Isle of Skye.
They tried to drop anchor but the attempt was unsuccessful, so called us.
Drop anchor and step ashore for a Monsters of the Deep nautical arts and crafts session.
When cruising in the West Indies, the ship would drop anchor at places like Jamaica and Curacao.
He ordered the captain of his EUR130m super-yacht Ecstasea to drop anchor in Bridgetown Harbour, Barbados, then dashed ashore with five bodyguards to The Ship Inn after a tip-off that it was screening the Blues' FA Cup tie.