Even in a delivery, assuming the boat has a mast
height above water
of less than 63 feet - traveling outside and inside is the normal route
. When weather
is good, outside is shorter and faster. But when the weather
is bad you can still make miles north using the ICW
instead of laying idle waiting for the next acceptable weather.
- - Be sure to have the ICW
chartbook and guides, which are especially important for up to date locations of services and assistance, anchorages
, and dockage along your journey.
- - It is also highly advisable to make sure the boat has Towing Insurance
from BoatUS and/or SeaTow so that should something happen you will not get involved in a raft of hassles and problems.