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post #24 of Old 03-09-2012
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Re: Sailing across the Florida keys

Originally Posted by travlineasy View Post
That 63-foot mast height could be a problem at 7-Mile Bridge, especially on a windy day. Even at low tide it's a tight squeeze for you, and I really wouldn't chance it.
I believe you're the second poster who's mentioned a concern about the clearance at Moser Channel, I don't get it...

His rig was configured for the ICW, the clearance of the 7 Mile Bridge is listed as 65'... I just came thru there about 10 days ago on a fairly high tide, and of course my recollection may be a bit faulty on this, but I'm pretty sure the clearance board was still reading a bit over 66' ...

I really don't think that Moser Channel will be a problem for him, as far as air draft goes...
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