2012-10-29 Riding Out Sandy at Anchor

Shear Madness was in Deltaville, VA as Hurricane Sandy approached. After evaluating our options, we decided to ride the storm out at anchor in nearby Fishing Bay (we are too large to be hauled out at the Deltaville Boatyard). This video shows our preparations for the storm and our experience at anchor. The little excitement we had – losing our snubber line – occurred at night and required both of us to focus on the problem so we have no video of that. The good news for us is that this is not an exciting disaster video – rather it shows that a well built boat with good preparation can easily withstand strong winds in a protected anchorage.

  1. Leave a comment

Send us your comment, question, or suggestion!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,261 other followers