A hurricane is coming. It may or may not reach your location. How do you make a decision and own it? Here’s one cruiser’s story. [More] Deciding To Haul Out For A Hurricane – No Regrets
Hurricanes are a fact of life in most cruising grounds. Preparing for one starts long before it's ever predicted, in the off-season.
My thoughts on minimizing the risks and preparing for a storm.
Hurricane preparation is part mental and part physical. Learn about how we dealt with both as we prepared our 28′ sailboat for Florence. [More] Preparing for Florence
Hurricane Irma hit Boot Key Harbor with a vengeance. Why did Barefoot Gal survive without a scratch when so many boats were destroyed? My thoughts on what was different here. [More] What Makes a Boat Survive a Hurricane?
Maybe a hurricane will hit, maybe it won’t. Maybe it’ll weaken. Seven things to really take to heart when preparing for a possible hurricane. [More] 7 Things When You’re Preparing for a Hurricane
How we cruise in hurricane-prone areas right through hurricane season. It’s not for everyone, but there are ways to reduce the risk. [More] Cruising in Hurricane Season
es are what will keep your boat in place during a hurricane, whether at a dock, on anchor or a mooring. How to choose the best ones for the job. [More] Hurricane Prep: Your Lines
Recovering from a hurricane? Watch out for what’s in the water — both seen and unseen. Don’t compound the tragedy. [More] Dangerous Waters
Hurricanes wreak damage in so many ways — not just immediately but in the clean up as well. Be careful and don’t compound the tragedy. [More] Post-Hurricane Dangers in the Water
How does one boat survive a Category 4 hurricane when most boats in the area don’t? There’s a certain amount of luck, but mostly it’s prep. Here’s how. [More] Why Did Barefoot Gal Survive Irma?
Preparing for a hurricane? Don’t forget the boats around you. Helping them might be as important as prepping your own boat. [More] Hurricane Prep for Boats: Help Others, Help Yourself