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You'll manage alright. I was obsessed for six months planning my delivery from Florida, I think that's normal. I didn't use marked anchorages, just side streams with enough depth. There are reportedly good cruising guides for the icw, I think you said you're using activecaptain, which is good too. You'll probably touch bottom a few times anyway, we never stuck. And it is very beautiful (sometimes remote). Let us know how it works out. I was on a schedule too. It's a delivery, not a cruise.
Any special advise on picking the side streams? Or as long as the depth as ok and it was getting dark and you weren't in the main channel you figured you were OK?
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Pretty much. There were two we rejected. One due to strong current and potential commercial traffic, the other because it appeared to be too close to the channel.
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