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seanie20 21-04-2013 13:42

Fort Lauderdale to Chesapeake
 
I'm planning on heading north around mid May, have about 18 days to get there. I'm on a sailboat that motors comfortably at 6 knots and besides the boredom of motoring, I plan to sail most of the way outside the intercoastal but might go inside occasionally if weather is bad. Any recommendations where to stop on route for time out and advice generally on this passage?

motion30 21-04-2013 13:49

Re: Fort Lauderdale to Chesapeake
 
Are you.plannig on sailing 24.hours ?

gettinthere 21-04-2013 13:50

Good stops that are relatively easy in and out would be F. Pierce, Fernandina Beach/St.Mary's river, Savannah or Charleston, then into Beaufort. Go inside from Beaufort to Norfolk

Amapola 21-04-2013 13:51

Re: Fort Lauderdale to Chesapeake
 
FL, St. Augustine, Fernandina
GA, Savannah/Thunderbolt
SC, Beaufort, Charleston, Georgetown
NC, Beaufort, Oriental, Belhaven,
VA, Reedsville, Cape Charles, Yorktown,
MD, Solomons, Annapolis

seanie20 22-04-2013 12:04

Good stuff, thanks amapola and Getting there. To the question, yes will sailing through the night some of the time.


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