Month: August 2017

Isla Parida and Exeunt

When it comes to checking in and out of the country, Panama can be, shall we say…casual. In some places, they stand at the dock to make sure you’ve left, but many people cruise Panama for a month… Read More

Boca Chica

Boca Chica is not what we expected. Right near Panama’s second-largest city of David, Boca Chica has a rep for being a sport fishing center for this side of Panama. As such, we expected to find pretty substantial boating… Read More

Now, that’s a worthwhile passage!

On the way from the Secas to Boca Chica, after once again narrowly missing a whale….. …we caught this. Using this: Yeah, that’s a lure fashioned from a Lay’s potato chip bag. Thanks to my friend Martin Johnson… Read More

An ordinary day

I open my eyes. It’s about 7:20 in the morning, and nothing is stirring. This anchorage is as peaceful as being tied up to a pier, which is a blessing after several rolly bays that had us heading… Read More

Getting what we need

How’d you pick up fuel this week? Did you drive a car to the gas station? Maybe you’re like us, on a boat, and you pulled up to the dock to take on some diesel? Nice! Convenient, easy…and… Read More