Just over two weeks after Hurricane Florence lumbered ashore near
While it will be a few more weeks before BoatUS issues an official recreational boat estimate for Hurricane Florence, BoatUS Catastrophe Field Team Leader
"When we arrived on
McCook noted that many marinas were full of boats stored ashore, and, "The majority of boat owners simply took their boats home and parked them in the driveway, on streets, in the middle of open fields and away from falling trees. They listened to the warnings." Catastrophic total losses, or those vessels that were totally destroyed, appear to be minimal.
The team is expected to complete field recovery operations in about a week.