Mad...if you want company for your gulf stream crossing, all you have to do is go to the staging harbors and wait for the right weather....everyone leaves together!
The staging harbor for the Abacos is the north end anchorage in Lake Worth and leaves from the Lake Worth (West Palm Beach) inlet. The staging harbor for Bimini is No Name Key south of Miami.
There are lots of Bahamas cruising/crossing threads here...do a search!!
Most crossings are made in the November-Feb period so that you avoid hurricane season and still have lots of time to cruise. Once IN the Bahamas there are always groups that organize for different passages that get together over the VHF morning nets....and you can get on the radio yourself to organize something.
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Last edited by camaraderie; 06-18-2009 at 12:17 PM.