Covers were supplied for the lifeboats and cutters, and a sea anchor for each boat.
I noticed before dark that our sea anchor is going to pieces.
Fearing that they would run aground on the Syrtis sand bars, they lowered the sea anchor, and so were driven along.
The sea anchor remained just under the surface of the ocean in a perpendicular position.
The old sailor was working frantically to rig up a sea anchor with which to bring the launch's bow up in the wind.
Soon after dark the sea became confused and angry; I furled the tiny reef sail and put out the sea anchor.
From the port side of the vessel there stretched a long cable patently leading to a sea anchor.
The boat lost her sea anchor and oars in a gale of wind and a good deal of her provision was spoiled by salt water.
And as soon as I struck the water, I shut off the motor, opened one of these windows and threw over the sea anchor.
It was just possible that she might still be afloat, riding to the schooner as a sea anchor.