Hurricane Preparation for Boaters

Protect your boat from the next big one: storms, floods and wind


Hurricane Preparation for Boaters

Boats in a storm Hurricane Preparation course book cover

When a named storm threatens, you need to be prepared and protect your boat.  In this short seminar, you'll learn how to select a location from which to weather the storm and prepare your boat for a hurricane. The kit includes Student Notes with copies of the slides.

Hurricane Preparation for Boaters may be taken in a squadron-run session or as a fully interactive online learning experience.  Either way, this comprehensive seminar can be completed in 2-4 hours.

What's included?

  • Check vessels and gear
  • Review marina/dockmaster contracts
  • Make plans
  • Check your trailer
  • Prepare a storm plan
  • Lessons learned from storms
  • Hurricane anchoring
  • Be storm ready
  • Your responsibilities
  • Post-hurricane efforts of US Coast Guard and law enforcement
  • Insurance

You can take this seminar online if more convenient.


Here's a sample of the online seminar:




What to do when a hurricane threatens



Approximately 2 hours


Varies; members get a discount