Hurricanes are a destructive force of natural that have the potential to demolish everything in their path. Hurricane season officially starts on June 1st and runs through November 30th and can expect eight to 11 tropical storms where five to seven have the potential to develop into hurricanes. This is bad news for boaters who don’t want to see their boats destroyed. Every boat owner should have a hurricane preparedness plan .
Observe your marina’s guidelines before any threat of a hurricane
When it comes to keeping your boat safe during stormy weather, the key is to plan ahead. Various plans in case of hurricanes are often found in the contracts. At numerous marinas, there are rules in the contract that require boat owners to take specific steps or can even require the evacuation of the marina during times where hurricanes are threatening it and the boats-at-hand. No one wants to get stuck-in-a-rut finding out too late that they were supposed to make preparations or evacuate the marina for a hurricane -- talk about frustration.