Seen on shore, an anchor predicts a successfully completed task. On a ship, it points to an opportunity that is coming your way. To dream of being on shipboard when the anchor is dragging predicts danger from an unknown source. If you see anchors used as decorations on uniforms, clothing, or elsewhere, you have an interesting experience in store for you.To dream of anchoring a boat in a harbor presages a long period of freedom from anxiety. If the dream is of raising an anchor, the portent is of adventure with a spice of danger.