I would look at the historical landfalls on the east coast
. North Carolina
gets hit A LOT, particularly along the outer banks
. Consider South Carolina which takes far less direct hits.
However, South Carolina and Georgia
are Low Country, with long stretches of low elevation. Storm surge creates a decent amount of flooding in these areas.
I'd look at where the line is for insurance
premiums. Virginia tends to be the cutoff, where further south and the premiums start to increase. (My insurance
company won't even write marine
policies for boats south of Virginia). It might be more cost effective to consider moving North.
You could also take the boat
to New England
and spend the summer there.
If you're going to leave the boat, I would have it hauled. If I were in North Carolina or south I would try to get the boat tied down while stored on the hard