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post #8 of Old 04-26-2011
sailordave
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[quote=Tempest;723901]Make sure the bow anchor is very secure.

I don't like glass bottles on board...at sea!

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Don't leave the anchor on the bow. As soon as you depart Bermuda put it down below. No place to anchor between here and there! All that weight WILL affect your performance.
No glass is a good idea.

I would take some Gatorade in case you need electrolytes from

I would also take some Metamucil powder or similar type stuff! Nothing worse than eating granola and other snack type food for a few days and then not being able to, um, pass it.

Here is a link to RUTGERS Satellite imagery. You can look at the Gulf Stream and get an idea how it will affect you. Good news is heading to Bermuda is pretty straight forward; the GS usually hasn't broken off into developed eddys and loops/swirls like when you go to/from Newport.
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