Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Ft. Lauderdale, FL currently CLODs [cruisers living on dirt]
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it's an easy trip as long as the current cooperates. We went over for the 4th of July weekend. Stayed at the Big Game Club and we very happy with the place etc. The only hard thing was getting over there due to the current. The stream was running very close to shore and at 3-4 knots and we ended up motoring along the beach in less than 40 ft to stay out of it then cutting over once down around Miami. We chose our course based on VMG per the GPS and it still took a long time. The good news was the trip home was a breeze averaged 8-10 knots most of the way.
There is a new channel if you have not been in a while and it is marked. The current Explorer Charts have it correct.