Pros: Performs well in most conditions. Sets easily.. Cons: Awkward one piece design. Low holding power per pound. Bottoms: Performs well in most bottoms; Struggles in hard bottoms such as clay.
The chart below lists the recommended Bruce Claw Anchor Size for various lengths of boats. The anchor sizing chart below assumes average boat characteristics in average anchoring conditions. If you have an exceptionally heavy boat or are anchoring in exceptional conditions (typically greater than Gale force winds) you may consider going up one size of anchor or larger.