The easiest way of retrieving your Sea Anchor is by the use of a Trip Line. There should be a float at the end. Para-Tech Trip Lines come in their own stow/deployment bag for rapid, easy deployment. ¼" Polypropylene (floating) line in a red heavy duty bag with its own built in float. It can serve double duty as a heaving line. Available in 100 ft., 150 ft., or 200 ft. lengths.