On the morning after tropical storm Beryl’s strong winds struck Fernandina Beach, residents can witness a sail boat banked on ”Rattle Snake Island” across from Brett’s on the Amelia River. A sail boat, owned by Joe Burkett with Tow Boat U S, broke away from its mooring during the height of the storm. Another boat owner, Gerald Miller, lost his 36 foot sailboat Elena under the same circumstances. Both boats were moored on the Amelia River.
Fernandina Harbor Marina Dock Master Kevin Little, reported minor damage to docks and vessels.