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post #7 of Old 02-05-2013 Thread Starter
rockDAWG
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Re: Morehead City to Virgins in early Feb

Sorry the late response for my inquiry. Obviously, I did not take this trip. I did advise the owner not to go out but take the ICW to Florida. I may join them later and help to take the boat to Bahamas.

Thanks for yours inputs. They reinforced my thinking. Here are three main reasons I hesitate to commit.

1. Weather
2. Condition of the boat. I have seen the boat. It was bad shape. I was told the boat survey well recently despite the look, but I have not read the survey report.
3. I can't confidently single handled the boat myself in rough sea. Its set up is not the best for short handed crew.

I don't mind the cold or working with new sailors. But this time, it does not feel right. I love the challenges, I must trust my instinct.

Thanks Captains


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