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Old 07-10-2012
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Re: Preparations for a Manhattan to Nantucket straight through passage on the south s







Once you sail past toys are us THATS IT till Montalk and it gets freaking cold at night even in July and August on the south shore ocean


remember its daytime in July and theres gonna be more ships and fishing trawlers than you can count all the way out



In the absolutely best case scenario its 24 hours on a 35' boat from the Verrazano bridge to around Montalk and anyplace you can stop IF you make the current around Montalk

With a bad wind direction we had VMG to Montalk (speed made good) as low as 2 knots

REALLY on a 25' IF you get perfect conditions ? theres just so many more safe places on the LI sound for a small boat to make the trip and have a great time

The longest i have tillered my J24 is 36 Miles in about 6.5 hours on the sound and i was beat to crap
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Last edited by tommays; 07-10-2012 at 09:45 PM.
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