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Crossing between Oceans – Panama Canal

April 29th, 2009 · 1 Comment

We are all set for our transit of the Panama canal.  We have a date of Friday 1st May.  We  will have 3 other yacht crew members to help us with lines.  Mike from Octagon and Ruth and Peter from Mudskipper.

Link to web cams of the canal

We expect the following time table but it is confirmed on Thursday and can be changed without notice!

Local        BST
15:00       21:00     Out on the flats waiting for our advisor
18:00       24:00     Gatun Locks enter.  (Could be as late as 21:00 our time)
Night moored on the lake

Saturday 2nd May
07:30       13:30     Advisor returns and we start across the lake
11:30       17:30     Centennial Bridge Under
13:30       19:30     Miraflores Lock Enter
14:15       20:15     Miraflores Lock Leave

We will be texting Andrew, he might get the chance to upade the site with the new times.  Especially we should know the time for the Bridge and the Miraflores locks when the advisor comes back on board on Saturday Morning.

Tags: Atlantic Leg · Pacific Leg

1 response so far ↓

  • 1 John Watson // Apr 30, 2009 at 1:42 pm

    Enjoy. We have sailed half way through, in a small motor boat from the Pacific side and we loved it. I’m sure it will be a most enjoyable experience.