Monthly Archives: March 2008

Bye bye Panama

If all goes well, I will be leaving tomorrow morning (Thursday) for the Las Perlas.  That is an island group here in the Gulf of Panama.  Might be sailing at the same time as Peter on Sayonara with the intention … Continue reading

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Scary how you can manage to fix PHP scripts without even really knowing how it works.  But, after a lot of messing around (on board Sayonara, where I have free power and internet access), I have found the piece of … Continue reading

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More technical difficulties

Have been on the Pacific side now for over a week. Internet connection has been problematic to say the least. Did some boat projects on a friends boat, which got me his old solar panels. Which I have installed yesterday. … Continue reading

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On the Pacific Side

Yes, I am there! We left one day early, I had to scramble to get my line handlers organized, but it all worked out in the end. Heinz and Sylvia from Galathe jumped in on a short notice, their help … Continue reading

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Transit now on Wednesday 12th

Yesterday I was told that transit control was changing ships transit dates. So I tried to call them, but could get through all day. This morning I managed to get in touch with me and they told me I should … Continue reading

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Pictures from the canal

These pictures were taken last week when transiting the canal on board Peggy West. Sunrise on Gatun Lake, this is the freshwater lake that was created during the canal construction. It lies 27 meters above sea level. Yachts take a … Continue reading

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Transit Date Set!

Just called Transit Control and they must be busy right now: my transit date is March 13th. More details to follow later. Just finished a transit on board Sayonara, a 32 ft Cheoy Lee ketch. All went well. At the … Continue reading

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