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Old 17-02-2012, 18:01   #1
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Cruising to Carribean ... First Timer

Hello...quick question. When sailing from Charleston, SC, what's the best course to reach Bimini? I've read here that some cross over from Key Largo, but that seems like a long way to go down, even with the gulf stream. Advice, please...
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Old 03-03-2012, 13:27   #2
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Re: cruising to Carribean...first timer

Sorry I can't answer that specific question but I'll post to keep this alive. You might try a new thread under destinations if you don't get an answer here.
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Re: cruising to Carribean...first timer

Search the forums. This topic has been discussed extensively.

Short answer: generally farther south is better because of the influence of the Gulf Stream. If you jump off around Key Largo then you can actually get a bit of a favorable push from the stream. Much further north and you are fighting against it.
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