Originally Posted by bigdogandy
If you tie up in the mangroves you'll need to get back on the boat as quickly as possible after the storm passes or someone else is likely to help themselves to anything you leave on board. I know this from experience.
Yeah, that would certainly be my concern, as well... Especially in that part of the Keys, no shortage of shady characters in that neighborhood...
Wish I'd seen his initial post earlier, I would have strongly suggested he head back up the bay to somewhere between Miami and Lauderdale, further from the projected track, and no shortage of far better options up there...