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Re: ? Sail from Lake Erie to Florida late August
Don't let the naysayers discourage you. I've done the trip many times but starting at Labour day. Late August or early September is fine. Take your time and stay in the Chesapeake till mid-October. I've been fortunate as far as hurricanes go. Ran into the remnants of Floyd in the Hudson but this was manageable and your chances for a trouble free trip weatherwise are fairly good. Lots of time to find shelter if required.
The easiest route is through the NY State Canal system. Enter at Buffalo. A delightful trip.
Toronto in summer, Bahamas in winter.
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Last edited by Vasco; 12-19-2012 at 10:20 AM.