Jim: An excellent reason for not using the ICW: the boat won't fit!
I have often admired Hylases (Hylas's? Hylasses?) in their ads, and certainly believe you with respect to their ruggedness and seaworthiness.
I always try to triangulate in on those with whom I have only interacted electronically, please do not think ill of me for wanting to ensure that the "jim0123" given the glowing reference by Charles Cook on another thread and "jim0123r" who initiated this thread were in fact one and the same, and you. A closed issue.
Whether or not I wind up crewing for you on this delivery, I wish you fair weather and winds. There is certainly no shortage of wind around Abaco as I type this now!