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post #23 of Old 08-29-2013
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Re: Sailing NE Florida to the Abacos

Originally Posted by malyea View Post
Would like to hear from anyone who has done the passage in this manner. 7 to 14 days offshore is fine.
If you are willing to be out on the water that long, you might as well go all the way to 65 degrees longitude and head for the Virgin Islands. You can make it in 14 days or less. Once you turn south you should pick up the trades in a couple of days. Until then, it's mostly motoring.

Of course, right now we are at the height of the hurricane season and all the area in which you are talking about sailing is right on the frequent track of hurricanes.

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