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For Hurricane Prep Week, some tips for boaters

With FEMA’s Hurricane Preparation Week’s arrival this week, waterfront towns and boating businesses are learning how to better prepare their local boating community.

In the aftermath of Hurrican Sandy in 2012, orphaned boats littered the streets around Staten Island, New York’s Great Kills Harbor, hindering the clean up and delaying the return of electrical power. Keeping boats better contained in Sandy would have sped recovery efforts on every front.

To help do a better job preparing for this hurricane season, BoatUS has some no-cost, downloadable hurricane prep guides to help boaters, marinas and boat clubs.

Click here for information.