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Across Florida

I wish to get across Florida rather than go round the Keys as i am coming from Houston and wish to end up in St Augustine area, I have a Hardin 44 6' draft 60' height clearance any ideas you seafarers out there?
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Route from Houston to St. Augustine

You will have to go around the Florida Keys since your mast is too high for the Okeechobee Waterway.
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Thanks Tort, Nevermind I heard the Keys are nice in December
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Transit the keys near Marathon...

This will save a day or so. Pass under the 7 mile bridge.
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I brought my Pearson 39 (51' mast) through the Okeechobee Waterway last year, however I had to get the boat "tipped" in order to make it under the 49' railway bridge. All other bridges are 55' min, so still to short for you.
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