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Re: Rhumb line between Key West and Galveston, TX

Captains, good advise, I will hug the coast, or within 25 miles from shore.

Brian, I will more or less follow your suggestion but in a reverse order. We have enough provision and water. Unless we need diesel, otherwise, we won't stop. It will be three of us, so the night watch will not be a problems. Full moon is on Feb 25, we should be ok at night.

BTW, we have no SSB, EPIRB, or Sat. Phone. I tried to rent one, but no luck to get it on Sunday. I will just rely on my SPOT II and VHF. I think we should be OK. If something happen, the dingy should be able to keep us afloat for at least 12 hours. This should give the CG enough time to find us after the storm passes. Hey, there is no reason to have the best of the best in our nation to risk their lives to save our sorry asses.

Need to get some zzzz, have to get up @ 3 am and catch a flight at 5:15 am


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