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Strong Storms, Weak Coasts

Strong Storms, Weak Coasts

July 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  Carol. Donna. Gloria. Bob. Irene. Sandy. The names are part of our history. Since the 1930s, Long Island’s storm vulnerability has been known, yet little was done until 2011 when Irene, a relatively small hurricane, hit the region. When Sandy struck the following year, a sense of immediacy for storm preparedness resonated with policymakers. […]

Storm Preparedness

Storm Preparedness

July 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Although harbormasters and marina staffs try to ensure that boats within their care areas are safe during severe storms, the ultimate responsibility falls upon individual boat owners. To protect your boat (and the surrounding vessels), you must know your boat and your skills, be familiar with the surrounding area and potential weather threats, and have a storm plan.

Storm Preparedness

Storm Preparedness

July 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

If your boat is moored, docked, or stored in a harbor, the threat of severe storms is a real concern. These high-density areas can be disasters waiting to happen because of the close proximity of vessels, faulty mooring maintenance, and a general lack of storm preparedness.

HURRICANE CHECKLIST  Be prepared before & ready after

HURRICANE CHECKLIST Be prepared before & ready after

July 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

NOAA forecasters are predicting a quite active hurricane season. Before the clouds gather and teh winds begin to blow, run through our checklist to maximize safety and minimize damage.