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Old 24-05-2015, 19:31   #16
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Re: Best departure to Bahamas from North Florida

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Just a side note about Shands bridge just south of Green Cove Springs. On a recent boat/marina hunting trip, we were told that Shands bridge will be replaced and would be open to all sailboats. Maybe open up some additional summering holes for us sailors.
That's been discussed for several years but with the current Florida government I'm not holding my breath.

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Old 28-05-2015, 11:25   #17
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Re: Best departure to Bahamas from North Florida

We lived in St Augustine for four years and love that town. Both times we went to Abacos from there, we'd get south to West Palm before crossing over. On the flip side, crossing back is easy to arrive in Northern FL to Canaveral, Ponce or St Augustine. Plan arrival for daylight hours for Ponce or St Augustine of course.
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