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
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.
TBG’s Hurricane Recovery Fund has provided a lot of sorely-needed help for Boot Key Harbor, devasted by Hurricane Irma. How much has been raised, what it’s been used for and how you can help. [More] TBG Hurricane Recovery Fund
An update on the current conditions in Boot Key Harbor, Marathon, Florida Keys. Yes, we got hit hard by Hurricane Irma, but the harbor is open! #KeysStrong [More] Boot Key Harbor After Irma
Whether it’s dock lines, anchor snubber lines, mooring lines or even lines to tie your boat into the mangroves, lines are what will keep your boat in place . . . or not. [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 wreck damage in so many ways — not just immediately but in the clean up as well. Be careful and don’t compound the tragedy. One friend’s life is hanging by a thread. No more, please. [More] Post-Hurricane Dangers in the Water
Barefoot Gal survived Hurricane Irma — a Category 4 storm — in an area where most boats didn’t. My thoughts on what spared her. [More] Why Did Barefoot Gal Survive Irma?
An update on our situation post-Irma and what’s ahead for The Boat Galley as the recovery begins. [More] Irma and the Aftermath
Preparing for a hurricane? Don’t forget the boats around you. Helping them might be as important as prepping your own boat. [More] Help Your Neighbor, Help Yourself
Staying on a boat during a hurricane is NOT recommended. But sometimes it’s the “least bad” alternative. What we learned from Hurricane Marty. [More] Hurricane: Stay On the Boat or Not?