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Old 27-06-2016, 05:46   #16
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Re: Florida USA - Matanzas inlet

Bings Landing was redone according to the sign in 2012. Dredged and new ramp and docks. That looks like a great place to launch for the day.

In the next week or so I want to checkout Ponce Inlet and St. Augustine Inlet. But if I launch at Bings Landing I will want to try Matanzas Inlet during a high tide.

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Old 27-06-2016, 09:00   #17
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Re: Florida USA - Matanzas inlet

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-----if I launch at Bings Landing I will want to try Matanzas Inlet during a high tide. -----
Just remember if you go out Matanzas you will probably want to come back that way. Keep an eye out for sudden thunderstorms.
And falling tides.
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Re: Florida USA - Matanzas inlet

I have seen boats beaches on the sand bars on purpose. I have had my receational power boats many times beached. Usually it was easy to get unbeached.

Only one time when I was trying to pull another boat out of the shallow water on a very windy day did I feel I could also get stuck in shallow water.

Outboard motors can be raised quite high (one of the advantages of an outboard) and still propel the boat.

Also I should be able to see the deeper water correct?

Will there always be a channel of will sand sometimes block the whole inlet?

I plan to take a chair and some shade and watch boats over the 4th of July holiday. I would imagine the water ways will be hoping with activity.

I used to be out in that 4th of July need but now like I said...I will just observe.

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