Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 22-04-2012, 18:03   #1
Marine Service Provider

Join Date: Oct 2007
Boat: Endeavour 42CC
Posts: 1,182
Ponce de Leon Inlet

Is Ponce Inlet good? We're heading north. We could duck in at Canaveral and up the ICW and back out at Ponce Inlet. Looks too far to daysail out of Canaveral and back in at Ponce. We draw 5' 6".
gettinthere is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22-04-2012, 18:39   #2
Registered User
dennisjay's Avatar

Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Annapolis, Md.
Boat: Island Packet 380 - Delta Blues
Posts: 336
Images: 1
Re: Ponce de Leon Inlet

Ponce isn't the most friendly inlet. Current can run 4-plus knots. I'd only chance it at high tide, with fair weather and with local knowledge.
- Dennis Jay
Annapolis, MD USA
dennisjay is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 23-04-2012, 14:09   #3
Registered User

Join Date: May 2011
Location: New Smyrna Beach, Fl
Posts: 103
Re: Ponce de Leon Inlet

Well I live in New Smyrna and go out of Ponce all the time. Its a safe inlet although will get rough on an outgoing tide with E to SE winds but not normally unsafe. Hug the jettys on the north side of the inlet and follow the channel markers in/out and you will be fine.
C Skip R is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 15:20.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.