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Old 01-11-2011, 07:03   #1
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A Gulf Coast Thanksgiving

I am wanting to plan a trip for our family. We have 3 boys. We will be crusing in a 42 ft Cruisers. We have the option of going east or west from Pensacola within a 125 mile range. We are leaning on going west and visiting Dauphin Island and some of the barrier islands south of Mississippi. We would even consider going to New Orleans. We have went as far east as Destin and Appalachola would also be in our range. We would like to hear from other cruisers about their experiences in these areas. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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Re: A Gulf Coast Thanksgiving

My only advise would be to carefully watch the weather this time of year if you plan to visit any of the barrier islands, Strong northerlies and frequent fronts will make these very uncomfortable anchorages. There are lots of cruising options around the panhandle in protected waters with lots to do for a family. Areas like the Mississippi Sound are very exposed and the family might not appreciate it. Chuck
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