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Old 03-09-2008, 06:33   #1
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Hurricane Prep Suggestions

As a person who has not been through a hurricane, as a boat owner. I just wanted to pose the question to hurricane veterans. What preparations did you do, and what did you wish you would have done!!
I am currently preparing for Hanna so any suggestions would be nice
Denny and Diane
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Old 03-09-2008, 06:50   #2
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IMO, the two biggest things that get overlooked, or not given enough attention, are chafe and water leaks. The chafing power of lines through a chock can be really impressive, and not something you can deal with easily once the storm is on you. Also, a surprising number of boats get sunk by the combination of no shore power/hatch leaks water/bilge pump runs batteries down. More of a concern on older boats.
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