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Old 04-02-2015, 08:22   #1
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I am planning a trip to the Dry Tortogus . Any one interested in meeting over there for the week of the 18-24th of Feb?
I will be in my 40 leopard.
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Old 04-02-2015, 10:25   #2
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Love the Dry Tortugas, but February? Not So Much...Where are you traveling from? We used to go every May and Oct... Now we go first two weeks July..Great weather, Hog Fish every night for dinner and the best sun sets.
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Old 04-02-2015, 12:57   #3
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Hi
we are leaving from Port Charolette
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Old 04-02-2015, 14:28   #4
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Love the Dry Tortugas, but February? Not So Much...Where are you traveling from? We used to go every May and Oct... Now we go first two weeks July..Great weather, Hog Fish every night for dinner and the best sun sets.

I was thinking about going there this year, first couple of weeks in July myself, but isn't it hot as Hades then?
I'm still a wage slave and that is the time I take vacation as the kid is out of school and as my Wife teaches school she is off as well, so shifting to not Summer doesn't work for me..
In the Northern part of the Gulf there often isn't good winds then, is this true for the Southern part as well?


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I was thinking about going there this year, first couple of weeks in July myself, but isn't it hot as Hades then?
I'm still a wage slave and that is the time I take vacation as the kid is out of school and as my Wife teaches school she is off as well, so shifting to not Summer doesn't work for me..
In the Northern part of the Gulf there often isn't good winds then, is this true for the Southern part as well?


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Dry Tortugas are great in July. Go for it.
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May/June are great months, July would be great, just better chances for thunderstorms.
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One of my summertime destinations, and favorite stopping points returning from that place that shan't be named. I have friends that work on loggerhead key, and its always treat spending time with them in their isolation. Diving the wreck there is a good way to cool off. I enjoy walking the beach on loggerhead, as its not near as bird noisey. Wish they would add some mooring bouys. One is not enough!
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We went last year 2 times end of Feb was the best of the 2. We brought wet suites but the weather was so perfect and we sailed a lot almost the whole way to the keys where we went next before heading home. The 2'nd trip was got. Spent a lot of time on the ship reading during the day.

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