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Re: U.S.-Bahamas, Crossing the Stream

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Originally Posted by ambitious/rubbish View Post
Anyone have experience doing an offshore leg from Hilton Head, SC to Jacksonville, FL? In current conditions the Gulf Stream is far enough offshore there to run inside of it, probably on a counter current. Does a North wind create problems for being offshore if you're not on the Gulf Stream?
So, are you on your way yet? A boat came in here today. I met them on the sidewalk, and asked where they had come from. Charleston was the answer. They had some wind for awhile, but motored for the last 12 hours, but it was nice out there. I think the migration has begun?

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