Stormproof Your Boat: The Complete Guide to Battening Down When Storms Threaten

Article number: 5471

Protect your boat from the fury of Mother Nature

Stormproof Your Boat shows how to defend your boat from hurricanes and other storms. These proven strategies will protect your boat against the effects of storm surges, high winds, torrential rain, and other hazards. Using the handy preparation checklists and sample storm-prep plans, you'll learn how to be ready whenever a storm threatens, whether your boat is in a slip, on a mooring, at anchor, in dry storage, or on a trailer.

Discover what you need to know about securing dock lines and ground tackle, stowing gear, preventing water intrusion, protecting sensitive electronics, and more. True accounts of boatowners who lost their boats to storms drive home the importance of preparing for the worst.

You'll learn how to:

  • Guard your boat against hurricanes, tornadoes, thunderstorms, and line squalls
  • Choose stormproofing strategies that work best for your area
  • Track oncoming storms and know when to take action
  • Find the safest location for your boat
  • Obtain marine insurance, comply with policy obligations, and file claims