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post #7 of Old 02-26-2012
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St. Lucie Inlet near Stuart is OK, but Jupiter and Hillsborough Inlets are not reliable. Fort Lauderdale, Jupiter, Daytona and St. Augustine have nothing to offer for a quick afternoon of sailing,- everything is offshore. Miami and the Keys give you both casual protected bays and offshore with easy access to the Bahamas. The Indian River area (Cocoa, Melbourne, Titusville) have less cost and a good inlet at Port Canaveral. I like the St. Johns River south of Jacksonville for hurricane protection. There's good sailing there, less expense and a good inlet, but further to offshore and the islands. Take care and joy, Aythya crew
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