Originally Posted by Dhill38
I may just do that, just always nice to have some company on the open water
. Should only take about 3.5 hours. I'm using lots of sources for weather research
, but I do like Marv's Weather. He gives easy to decode wx details.
I did it from Tampa all the way to Carribelle in a 40 foot sport fish
wtih bad engines back when there was no GPS
.. all we had was a direction finding radio
is a big state. Head
southeast and you cant miss the West Coast
. Saying that as a joke, but its true.. Its not like youre trying to find a tiny island in the ocean.
As long as the waves arent stacked up and steep with decent period between them, youll do just fine. Youre never very far from land and help.
Your biggest concern will be navigating the inlets on the west coast
of Florida. They can be narrow and shallow on both sides.