The start of hurricane season is already just around the corner on June 1st. Below are standard precautionary measures to put into place to prepare a boat kept in any storm prone areas. During the summer months in the Northern Hemisphere if the palm fronds in your marina are waving and the evening air is balmy, you are likely in the hurricane latitudes. As a boat owner, executing an effective hurricane preparedness plan can help mitigate potential damage to your boat saving you and your insurance company money, saving you stress, and reducing the potential for damage caused by your boat to docks and neighboring boats.
A good hurricane preparedness plan consists of:
Statistically speaking, hauling your boat out of the water is your safest option
Hauled Out Ashore
Trailered & Lifts