Hurricane strikes Florida boat owners and managers must worry over the consequences
Florida Fish and Natural life Protection Commission (FWC) has put together resources to aid boaters in preparing for storms
Transfer your boat to the point where you are able to secure it
If your boat is able to be pulled behind, remove it from the water and transfer to a safe space as far away from the water
If your vessel is to remain in a marina area double-fold the lines and equipment cross spring lines both front and rearward
Connect lines on pilings high to contemplate the possibility of flooding or ascent.
If your vessel is in anchor and you are in the vicinity of the best possible protected area and place anchors, essentially 10:1 angle,
take off any the covers of any material if possible and get rid of or remove any sails.
Make use of this Florida Boat Slope Locater to locate an incline that is close to your location.
Cover all lines that run through chocks by using cloths, tape, cowhide or elastic hoses
Install bumpers or bumper sheets to protect the boat from hitting the dock pilings, o
Charge batteries and make sure they can operate bilge siphons that have been programmed throughout the storm.
You might want to consider adding more batteries as well as turn off all devices that use power.Make sure you don't stay there.
Learn the implications of Florida regulation states regarding mandatory marina clearing. Chapter 327.59, F.S., Marina Clearings.
Screen weather conditions are communicated regularly and is in agreement with the departure order when it is given.
Storm after using an application called the Climate Authority at News4JAX.com.