Researchers at Colorado State University are forecasting an active Atlantic hurricane season (June 1 through November 30) with a predicted 17 named storms. Eight of those storms are expected to be category 1 hurricanes and four of them are predicted to reach category 2, 3, or 4.
BoatU.S. says that when it comes to hurricanes, preparation is key. Start by making arrangements to get your boat out of the water if a hurricane approaches. If this isn’t an option, secure additional dock lines and chafing protection to limit damage to the boat. Also, ensure that your boat insurance policy includes full salvage and hurricane haul-out coverage.