Is Your Yacht Ready?

Hurricane Information


10 Tips for Getting Your Boat Hurricane Ready

Preparing Your Boat for a Hurricane Check List:

  • Create a hurricane plan in advance
  • Understand your insurance plan
  • Coordinate w/ marina if hauling out
  • Choose your relocation destination carefully
  • Secure your boat to the dock- bow in the direction of open water
  • Check the size and condition of your ground tackle
  • Use multiple anchors set in tandem or in different directions
  • Use new lines and chafe gear- this is no time to be cheap!
  • Reduce windage – remove furlers, all canvas, and exposed moving rigging
  • Track the storm

A special Thank You to the people at BoatUS for all the great hurricane information above!