Re: U.S.-Bahamas, Crossing the Stream
Charleston to Fernandina is an easy overnight. From there the inlets are not class A until Canaveral except Jax. There's potential for issues on arriving at these inlets. Local knowledge is important.
we've run the Fl icw with a 5'6" draft and 62' mast without incident. It is a long way out around Canaveral along the coast. It has always been easier to keep pushing on down the ditch once you are in N Fl.
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