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Old 22-09-2014, 08:42   #1
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Ahoy all, Glad to be here. Currently preparing my new home the Yabba-Dabba-Doo for our first long distance voyage from Charlevoix, MI to Ft Myers beach,fl by way of the Mississippi River. Any pointers would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 22-09-2014, 09:09   #2
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Welcome to the group. Winter is coming fast up here and it is going to be a long one. Smart move heading to Florida. Would love to hear about your trip as you make the journey south.
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Old 22-09-2014, 09:11   #3
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Welcome to the forum. Cute boat name! Enjoy your journey south.
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Aloha and welcome aboard!
An extra handheld VHF and lots of good charts. You'll want to stay in touch with all the river traffic.
Do you have radar?
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Hey... Welcome to CF...
Tip No 1; Either you or Barney needs to start stretching your legs some... it gets pretty damn deep out there...
PS: I seen your car...
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I'm assuming its 'Ferrocement'..
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Old 02-10-2014, 20:45   #7
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Thanks john and i do have radar, hand held, charts and a spare gps. bad news is me first mate bailed need to find a new one quick. thanks for the help
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no its not. Its a pacific seacraft 31 hull is fiberglass
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