Found a website that provides really straight info regarding the impact the Gulf oil catastrophe is having on us cruising boaters. There's been a lot rumored about not being allowed to cruise on the Northern Gulf Coast ICW, but the Cruiser's Net states this is not so. Though this may change very soon.
Cut from the Cruiser's Net
As the Gulf Oil Spill grows ever closer to the shores of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida, count on the Salty Southeast Cruisers’ Net to keep you up to date on the latest news concerning this developing problem, particularly as to how it affects the cruising community.Link to their site... The Cruiser's Net Oil Spill Updates.