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post #20 of Old 12-10-2011
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dave this is the internet,sometimes i think some sailors on here oh never mind i am n charleston rite,now and plan to jump to datona monday and tues on the outside. i left beaufort thursday and rounded cape fear on a stiff nor easterly,wind pushing 15-25 i took a wide birth around frying pan shoals and ran into the gulf stream head on.with just a tripple reefed main saw speeds steady at 8.5, my gps saw 10.5 dont worry about a little.67 knot current grab this wind and hook a ride! a dirty boat bottom will cost you more in speed! just got up the river 11am this am, i got a sleep[ i was becalmed friday pm for 5 hours thats why you can never plan so just be prepaird for mother nathure;ps the dolfins were thick out off the coast
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