View Full Version : Do yall think it would be alright?

06-09-2010, 01:46 PM
If I was to take a 17' neptune sunbird out to the reef that is about 3 miles out from cumberland island. I have never fished any reefs and seen that there are some inshore reefs and this one being the nearest thought I might give it a try, or should I just stay in.

stefan carter
06-09-2010, 01:57 PM
we take a 18' key west out all the time out to the reefs as long as it is 2' or less seas and no thunderstorms

Capt. Richie Lott
06-09-2010, 02:11 PM
Yeah, you can go out there... Watch the weather to your west mainly and pick your days. You should be fine. Staying past 1 PM is always rolling the dice on the afternoon thunderstorms.

06-09-2010, 02:54 PM
Thanks guys I wasnt to sure so I thought I would ask. I hear ya on them afternoon thunderstorms they bad enough when you are inland.

06-09-2010, 02:56 PM
Go for it. Make sure you got a good weather forcast, VHF, a working bildge, and be in by 1!!!!!!!!!!

06-09-2010, 02:58 PM
Got the VHF and a brand new bildge in the boat that works like a champ.

06-09-2010, 03:51 PM
Do you have membership w/ Boat US or Seatow? Things happen fast out there and any kind of breakdown will cost you mega bucks if you need a tow in and are not a member. This isn't the cost of insurance but rather the cost of safety.

06-09-2010, 03:58 PM
yeah I became a seatow member the day I bought my boat.

06-09-2010, 04:06 PM
Congrads. Too many boaters go offshore (even nearshore) w/out it. Good luck and have fun.