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Old 08-04-2010
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Let me preface this by saying I've never been thru a hurricane nor expect to here in the northwest but here goes.

Anchoring may work but you would need loooooooooooong anchor lines to overcome the storm surge. Plus 4 anchors put out at the 4 corners.
Using a marina as you described may be an answer but most damage done in a marina is from other boats that weren't tied up correctly, break loose and bang into other boats. Check all other boats in your vicinity.
Hauling out is probably the worst choice as your windage is then very large. You'll get blown over.
The one really good choice that I've ever heard of was a specially built yard where the boats are lowered into holes with only their masts left exposed. Don't suppose that is a choice where you are.
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