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Re: Headed North...

Originally Posted by mad_machine View Post
damn that looks close. How tall is your mast anyway?
Mast is 63', 64' to the top of the tricolor, 65' to the top of the whip antenna... Arrived in Morehead City at the top of the tide this evening, once again ticked the underside of the bridge over to Beaufort... WAY too close for comfort, I hate running a boat with the air draft this close on the Ditch...

Another beautiful day today, nice NW breeze about 15 upon leaving Masonboro Inlet, went light around midday, then filled in very nicely from the SSW for the last 20 miles or so into Beaufort Inlet... Cold, but a spectacular day on one of my favorite legs outside along the coast - other than a couple of Navy ships maneuvering off Camp Lejeune, never saw another soul out there...

Fantastic dinner at Floyd's 1921 adjacent to Morehead City Yacht Basin, has to be one of the finest restaurants along the entire length of the ICW... HIGHLY recommended, a special place...

Floyds 1921 Restaurant and Catering | Morehead City, North Carolina

Tomorrow night, dinner will likely be peanut butter and jelly served at anchor in the black hole at the bottom of the Alligator River... (grin)
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