LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A Southwest Florida woman is stranded on a sailboat because of Hurricane Sandy. Tylor Stewart of Sanibel and her boyfriend are onboard in an inlet near Stocking Island in the Bahamas.
Stewart sent WINK News several pictures from the inlet, often referred to as a "hurricane hole" for boats.
In an interview via cellphone Stewart told WINK News, "The boats are just sailing away on the moorings. Some of them are just swaying back and forth like they're going to take off. It's, it's pretty wild."
The Category 2 Hurricane set sights on the Bahamas after pummeling Eastern Cuba and forcing more than a thousand to flee their homes in Jamaica.
This isn't Stewart's first time in the eye of a hurricane. She stayed in her home on Sanibel during Hurricane Charley in 2004.
"We just decided we wanted to say with the house and have the adventure, so we all climbed in, three cats and two kids and the two of us climbed into the closet and watched it," Stewart said.
Stewart and her boyfriend plan to fly out of Georgetown on Sunday.
"Two days ago I was swimming with dolphins, and I thought well you know if i've got 5 days of rain, I've already had the greatest vacation I could have," she said.