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post #2 of Old 11-27-2007
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I would go from Texas. You have a few choices that way. You can start from the Beaumont area and take the ICW down to Brownsville, do coastal hops down from there, or just go offshore. Prevailing winds in warmer months are SE. Going from Louisiana means offshore the whole way, dodging all the oil rigs. You could also start from Clear Lake on Galveston Bay (lots of boatyards there), and do the same as from Beaumont.

As to how long, it could be done in a week, just depends on how much you want to push it, and whether you go offshore, sailing straight through. Lots of oil rigs and crew boats, as well as major commercial shipping, and shrimp boats.

John
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Free, is the heart, that lives not, in fear.
Full, is the spirit, that thinks not, of falling.
True, is the soul, that hesitates not, to give.
Alive, is the one, that believes, in love.
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