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ANCHOR. A measure containing ten gallons. Lex, Mereatoria.

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Weigh anchor and plot a course for Scotland's magnificent west coast.
THE TALL SHIPS RACES 2010 weigh anchor at Hartlepool this weekend.
After a night on board and a very thorough briefing from the ultra-efficient but delightfully affable base manager, Nicole, it was time to weigh anchor.
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The pounds 6million pirate-themed Mutiny Bay is the perfect setting for any would-be Jack Sparrows and their families to weigh anchor for some swashbuckling shenanigans.
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The ships weigh anchor and passengers are ferried to the port on small boats, but can be unwilling to make the trip in rough conditions and prefer to be able to step directly off the cruise liners.
Another recommendation is to weigh anchor at one of the secluded bays where you can swim and sunbathe to your heart's content, as well as sampling some of the Creole cuisine that is the Seychelles' speciality.
There's time to weigh anchor in the middle of the lough and do a spot of fishing after lunch, before slipping into Dromineer late afternoon.