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Re: Texas to Mex. Riviera, to Cayamans

Still working on ordering and prep for Holding tank refit...

In the mean time, getting ready to head out on a 2 day trip. Knocked barnicles off of prop... and did a little swimming to scrub hull a little.
Moving MarinaS.
The total trip is about 130 nm one way (South down Texas coast) from freeport to Port Aransas. Headin out 3 am-ish... to try to be at Port Aransas jettys close to sun-up the following day. I figure this way... even if wind dies (a rarity) or other "situations present themselves..... I could arrive 10 hours late.... and still have daylight to navigate a fairly unfamiliar channel. (been there twice).
I have the state of the art GPS, but only intend on turning it on if really needed. I love technology....but never want to be in a position where I am lost without it.

Taking celestial nav. as we speak !

---Fair winds....

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