Michael Sutton skippers an N47 named Southern Grace. He's also an accomplished marine professional, having operated a yacht management company in Charleston for many years. His response to another owner's post on the Great Harbour Trawler Association's website caught our eye, so we asked Sutton if he would be willing to be an occassional contributor to Trawler Times. This is Sutton's second installment.
Hurricane Prep: Put a Plan in Writing
By MICHAEL SUTTON
The Atlantic hurricane season is upon us, and it is predicted to be a busy one. If you have not already done so, now is the time to review and update your hurricane plan. If you don't have a written plan, it's important you make one.
A written plan brings home just how long preparing a vessel for an approaching storm takes. It will also help you stay on task in the heat of the moment when time is running out. Here are some things you should consider addressing in your plan.
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