Once the National Hurricane Center has issued a hurricane warning
for your area we suggest the following:
Please inform the office when you leave the
All dock lines should be a minimum of ½”
nylon of good quality, good condition and preferably protected
with chafing gear. Spring lines should be added as well as doubling
up all lines. Always leave the bitter end of the line on the
dock cleat so adjustments can be made from the pier if necessary.
Dinghies should be removed from racks or boats
and taken home.
All canvas, sails and other loose gear should
be removed and stowed.
Sail boaters should consider removing their
Water hoses and power cords should be disconnected
from pedestals and stowed below decks.
Dock boxes can remain on piers if they are
secured to the dock. Inspect fasteners to ensure they are in
good condition. Loose dock boxes will be removed by marina personnel.
Fill your fuel tanks and fully charge your
Photograph your boat for insurance purposes.
If you choose to keep your vessel at the marina,
please remember you are solely responsible for any damage to the
docks and/or other vessels as well as your own. Within twelve
hours of a hurricane strike, all water and power will be disconnected
for the duration of the storm.
Feel free to contact your marina office with any
questions/concerns or re-visit this website viningsmarine.com For Current Hurricane information click on www.NOAA.GOV
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