Two challenges. First, there is no ICW
, FL and Tarpon Springs, north of Clearwater. The distance across the Big Bend is such that leaving and entering in daylight requires an overnight. The good news is that with only a minor dogleg in the route
you can anchor
midway for some sleep - the water
will only be 25 ft deep. If you need guidance on that run, ask a more specific question and I'll try to answer.
The second is checking your height versus bridges to see how many will have to lift
for you to get through. My guess is not many, because that section is largely 65' bridges. Is your mast
You've got a chart plotter. A nav program for the Android duplicates that without supplying what you may not have, paper charts
. A $150 investment would supply you with a refurbished Lenovo Yoga and OpenCPN
, which can lead to a $60 HP printer. That's the redundancy and whatever paper you want. I think I would print the ports
, where having your chartplotter
go phift suddenly could be seriously embarrassing.