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Re: Florida to Bahamas in May

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Originally Posted by campuscab View Post
Thanks for all the info. I do not take any water lightly. Weather is the whole key. If i go down ans spend two weeks sitting.in a marina and never get the weather it would still be more fun than working. And by the way for all the Florida people that think that the great lakes are calm come up and ride out a storm.

Sailed em both (Lake Michigan) and the Altantic off of FLorida. NO comparison. On a mild day, the Gulfstream has bigger waves than most days on the Great Lakes. Yes, the lakes get nasty in gales...but Gulfstream gets downright brutal in that same wind pattern.

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