S/V Aeolus – Mantus Anchors Ambassador

Meet one of our Mantus Ambassadors:

Brian Windrope and his family sail out of Friday Harbor (San Juan Island), WA.

S/V Aeolus

S/V Aeolus is a 1988 Gulf 32 that Brian bought in 2006.

Him, his wife and two school age boys enjoy sailing her in their backyard waters of the Pacific Northwest.

S/V Aeolus

They cruise year round in the Salish Sea and recently completed a circumnavigation of Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

S/V Aeolus

Brian keeps a blog “Stories of Aeolus- Our Gulf 32 Pilothouse” where he posts about his adventures, general maintenance projects and his experiences with his Mantus Anchor.

Read of Aeolus’ experience with Mantus:

Aeolus gets upgraded from a 35-lb CQR to a 35-lb Mantus  – Ground Tackle Upgrade: Mantus Anchor and less chain

Aelous takes her new Mantus out to play – Mantus passes first test on trip to Blake Island

A tight anchorage & short scope and Mantus excels – Perfect trip to Friday Harbor and Mantus proves itself again

Strong winds, an amazing sail, incredible wildlife – Mitlenatch Island is highlight of voyage to Campbell River

Mantus removes all worry from anchoring – Our Mantus anchor proves itself in all conditions at all times

Fair Winds & Calm Seas S/V Aeolus!


Would you like to be a Mantus Anchor Ambassador? You can apply for sponsorship by submitting a request here.