Originally Posted by Quadrille in JB
We sailed from LaBelle through Ft Myers through Fla Bay to Ft Pierce last week
It was a beautiful trip. The only problems you should have are avoiding the 1000ís of bouys directly in the channel. It looks like the bouys are dropped directly along the bread crumb line. I guess this makes it easier to find snd retrieve them.
Itís very hazardous and illegal but the Marine
Patrol just ignores the problem.
When you get to the preserve areas you will see no more bouys.
Have a great trip
Thanks SO much for the advise, we made it home to Sarasota
safely. The south wind
pushed us through Florida Bay nicely but when we entered the Gulf heading north riding the 4 foot waves was not as much fun. Held close to shore and watched the sun set then made our way to Everglades City in the pitch
dark, what an adventure, scary but FUN!!
We'd love to hear how you guys got through the locks starting from Ft Pierce to Ft Meyers. That's our next trip and have never navigated fresh water
or the lock system before. Thanks for sharing your lock stories! BGJ