Living in California, we are used to things like earthquakes and forest fires. Hurricanes, not so much. Having our MAHI at Great Harbour Cay in the Bahamas this summer comes with the risk of encountering a very large hurricane.
Well, if the weather gurus have it right, our boat is about to encounter a very strong hurricane next week called Hurricane Matthew. Some predictions have this as a category 2 or 3 hurricane.
Our initial plan was to fly me to MAHI in the case of any named storm. Joe didn’t want me in the way of a major hurricane, so he is instead heading back out himself to ensure the boat is prepared and secured according to our hurricane plan. He will be flying with several new lines to assist in all the dock lines we already have.
Meanwhile, we pack boat supplies, new lines, boat parts and emergency food for Joe to fly there with. We have lots of wonderful friends at Great Harbour Cay, and the marina is a well known hurricane hole. Marina staff are wonderful people, so I know everyone in the marina, boaters and staff, will be pitching in to help everyone out.