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post #8 of Old 11-03-2009
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I'm curious as I am thinking of doing this next fall. How far offshore do you need to get before heading south so as to avoid fighting the gulf stream?
It probably varies. When we came back from Abaco that way, we had a solid Gulf Stream boost nearly the entire way. We were on the rhumb line, which I think had us 300-400 miles off-shore at the furthest point.


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What did you come up with for a final life-raft solution?


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