Bruce claw anchor is mainly used for a yacht or small boat and is one of the most commonly used yacht anchors
Claw anchor utilizes a high–strength one–piece design. This style anchor sets quickly and is considered reliable in most seabeds and is know to reset well. Claw anchors hold in most bottom types and varying conditions but is best in rock, weed, and coral. It is known to have limited holding power in mud or soft sand.