Beach Bags Anchor Systems are a pin-less solution for anchoring houseboats on Lake Powell’s rock shorelines. There are however some instances where pins are temporarily being used in conjunction with Beach Bags Anchor Systems under a temporary pilot program authorized by the National Park Service.
We’re fellow houseboaters and respect the houseboat etiquette that’s developed on the lake. We’ve heard comments about Beach Bags saving spots. It’s not our intention, or business practice to operate in that fashion, although we do understand how we and circumstances have caused that to happen. Read more to see how we're fixing it ...
The National Park Service has now authorized Beach Bags Services to rent, deliver and install Beach Bags for houseboats on the waters of Lake Powell. With their capacity to anchor houseboats safely, securely, and conveniently to both rock and sand shorelines, Beach Bags are ideal for on-lake mooring without drilling or digging.
Lake Powell is known for strong winds and unexpected storms that wreak havoc on houseboats and their crews. Watch this video to see the strong holding power of Beach Bags Anchors in action as +50 mph gusts hit a 75' x 22', 2-deck Sumerset houseboat anchored broadside to the wind at the mouth of Gunsight Canyon in May 2021.
After safely anchoring your houseboat, keeping anchor lines properly tensioned is the #1 thing you can do to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip. tightrope, Beach Bags' innovative, patent pending anchor line tensioning system gives you nearly 4:1 mechanical advantage and makes tending houseboat anchor lines a cinch!
Beach Bags, LLC. is proud to announce the grant of US Patent No. 10,780,952. Patent No. 10,780,952 describes systems for legally and safely mooring a houseboat on sloped shorelines by using anchors filled with water. This innovation means houseboaters can now easily and conveniently anchor just about anywhere.
A team from Antelope Point Marina and Beach Bags engineering performed wind load testing on a large vessel on Lake Powell. Weather forecast for these days called for constant winds of 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. Our test vehicle was Gettaway 3, a 75 foot long, 22 foot wide, and 29 foot tall Adonia houseboat.