Published: Jun 03, 2014 11:50 AM EDT
Updated: Jun 03, 2014 3:48 PM EDT

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Southwest Florida can be a boater's paradise, but in a storm, it can also be a nightmare.

If you own a boat, you need to have a plan in place before storm season. Make sure you know how to best secure your boat to prevent the most damage. The best thing to do is to leave town with your boat. But if that's not possible, there are ways to secure your vessel.

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