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Race against time to move sailboat 30 before the arrival of Dorian

Race against time to move sailboat 30 before the arrival of Dorian

A boat captain prepares for the worst protecting the fleet of thirty catamarans rent which he is responsible before the hurricane strikes Dorian Bahamas.

“Right now there is total calm, there is no wind, the sun is shining. But I’m very stressed, “says Alexis Claudio Paldino to TVA Nouvelles since his boat.

In recent days, he and many of his crew are working to protect the property of Dream Yacht Charter, a company that rents luxury catamarans Bahamas.

Boats are usually moored in Marsh Harbor on the island ABUCO. But the atoll lies directly in the path of Dorian devastating, which is why Alexis Claudio has done a race against time to move 30 catamarans in Nassau, located on an island that is less strongly felt by the hurricane.

“Everybody in Marsh Harbor are gone, because it’ll be a disaster,” he illustrates.

Once at their destination, the sailors had to dismantle the sail, including mainsails and remove anything that was outside the boat.

Furthermore, as it would be too dangerous to sleep in the boat, the captain booked hotel rooms far from the coast for the whole crew. The sailors will still go check the status of the boats in the night from Saturday to Sunday, when the hurricane will gain strength.

“If we can come out, we’ll go, but if it’s too dangerous, we can only watch” philosopher man. “It’s a lot of money 30 boats. I am scared. We did everything after it is fate. ”

The stronger the hurricane Dorian, with winds of 240 km / h are expected in the Bahamas Sunday morning.

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