In the Wake of Irene

Hurricane Irene has devastated parts of the Bahamas and New England, while leaving others unscathed. Cruising World brings you coverage from the aftermath.

Hurricane Irene in Cat Islands

Dan Pennell

Action:

Island Devastation, by Meredith Powlison
Hurricane Irene ravaged the Family Islands in the Bahamas. You can help with relief efforts directed to these treasured cruising grounds.

Compensation:

The Cost of a Hurricane, report by BoatUS
Early reports from BoatUS suggest that Irene could cause up to $500 million damage to recreational boats, especially in upstate NY and New England.

Reflection:

On Hurricanes, by Jen Brett
After riding out a hurricane away from her boat and home, Jen Brett realizes that life on shore and afloat aren't all that different.