Crews at the Brunswick Landing Marina use a crane to pull Ca$h Flow, a private vessel, from the East River on Friday ahead of Hurricane Irma’s approach to the Golden Isles, expected midday Monday.

Michael Torras, the great grandson of Fernando J. Torras, for whom the St. Simons Island causeway is named, was not overly concerned Friday about the oncoming Hurricane Irma.

As the manager of the Brunswick Landing Marina, he knows a thing or two about hurricanes and how to protect the scores of vessels moored to the docks along the East River.

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