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

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The Voyage weighs anchor as, via projected imagery, an enormous ship sails into Victoria Square, docking beside the Town Hall.
Loaded with a seemingly endless supply of alcohol and food from the local fast-food chain BarBar, the luxurious boat weighs anchor and heads north to Jounieh, allowing guests to absorb the beautiful night-time view.
The heroic sailor weighs anchor and sets off for an island inhabited by hideous monsters, all in the hope of lifting an evil sorcerer's spell to shrink a beautiful princess to the size of a doll.
That all might change next week, however, when she makes her bow within the Cardiff Bay barrage and weighs anchor for the first time at Britannia Quay.