Originally Posted by sneuman
Where's the best place to make a jump from Fla. To Bahamas
assuming one is hoping down the coast from up north? We are in Charleston, heading to Fernandina Beach, Fla., but it looks like the Gulf Stream
is going to make southward progress ever more challenging.
Depends on whether you're going to Abaco
or further south. If you're intending to do Abaco
first West Palm (lake Worth) is a good jumping off spot. If you're thinking of Exumas
first then further south would be better, Ft. Lauderdale or Miami
. We always start from Miami.
As for the gulf stream and heading south there's not much against you from Charleston to Fernandina (St. Marys River inlet). Once you get to FL staying close to shore reduces the likelihood of an adverse current