Should you stay on your boat in a hurricane? Probably not. But if you have no other choice, this is what you need to know. [More] Should You Stay Onboard in a Hurricane?
Hurricanes are a fact of life in most cruising grounds. Preparing for one starts long before it's ever predicted, in the off-season.
We've taken two direct hits by hurricanes -- Category 1 Marty and Category 4 Irma -- with zero damage to our boat. I've studied how to give a boat the best possible chance and want to help you protect your boat.
You can find all my articles on hurricane prep and cruising in season below. A good place to start is How To Prepare A Boat For A Major Hurricane.
If your boat will be in the water when a hurricane comes through, you’ll need good lines to improve your chance of survival. These are 5 factors to keep in mind. [More] Choosing Dock Lines for a Hurricane
There are so many things you need to do to help your boat survive a hurricane. Here’s a list that will help you stay focused on this important task. [More] How to Prep for a Hurricane – The List
When a hurricane is coming, reducing windage is a vital task. Here’s what to remove or tie down. [More] How to Reduce Windage on Your Boat
Exploring the factors that go into deciding where to spend hurricane season, and sharing our decision for this year.
[More] Hurricane Season Options
Give your boat every chance to survive a hurricane. Follow these 11 tips to help it through. [More] Improve Your Boat’s Odds in a Hurricane
Why simply tying off your roller furling jib or genoa isn’t sufficient for a tropical storm or hurricane — pictures of the results. [More] Hurricane Prep: Why Remove Jibs and Genoas
How to prepare your boat for a hurricane, with ten things you absolutely must do and why. Give your boat a fighting chance! [More] How To Prepare A Boat For A Major Hurricane
If you’re cruising on your boat in a hurricane zone, your insurance company will want to see your hurricane plan. Here’s how to create yours from an insurance pro. [More] Making a Hurricane Plan for your Insurer
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