As we enter the peak of hurricane season, preparing your boat for a hurricane or severe storm is essential to protect your vessel and minimize damage. Here's a comprehensive checklist to help you get your boat ready:
1. Check the Weather Forecast: Monitor weather updates and hurricane warnings. Preparation should begin well in advance of the storm.
2. Create a Hurricane Plan: Have a clear plan in place for your boat, whether it's storing it in a hurricane-rated marina, hauling it out of the water, or securing it in a safe location.
3. Review Your Insurance Policy: Ensure your boat insurance is up to date and provides adequate coverage for hurricane damage.
4. Remove Valuables: Take any valuable or irreplaceable items off the boat,…