A helpful guide… Primer 101
If you have a relatively larger offshore capable boat it’s quicker and also easier to go offshore. You pick a good weather window and you can always duck in to an inlet which are sprinkled at random locations as you head south (Or North–as the case may be).
Be aware of your exact air draft. (Article link below)
Use our electric, folding antennae option to provide assured clearance–available as an option on all of our catamaran and monohull models. Short video here
Boats in our stable that can make it
Catamarans (easy–shoal draft):
- Fountaine Pajot 40, Lucia –designed for this.
- Fountaine Pajot 44 (Helia) IC model. We have a custom option which only reduces sail area by about 4%–see separate blog.(This is now the largest (by volume), Intercoastal friendly Cat available.)
Monohulls (Choose shoal draft versions–our standard):
Our discussion of the factors that affect air draft which includes the folding antennae option. Click here.
A great on-line, facilities guide in a user friendly format. Click here.
A great overall guide. Click here.
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