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Old 04-03-2010, 13:36   #1
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Harvey or Algiers Lock

Which way is best in a power boat?

Going on ICW east to west.

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Old 04-03-2010, 13:53   #2
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you will be going upstream to Harvey, the current is strong right at NO. If you can do 15 knts you'll be fine, if only 7 you will be there awhile.
We went around the outside, fast but boring, no barges to dodge. Lovely oil rigs.
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