July 2014 archive

Passing the time at Shelter Bay Marina

Time has moved on…but we haven’t! We are still in Shelter Bay Marina awaiting our replacement engine fresh water pump. So, what have we been doing to pass the time? Well, we have replenished some provisions using the twice daily free bus from the marina to the supermarket which is fairly well stocked. Don’t worry …

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Transit of the Panama Canal – as linehandlers

Last Monday [31st June] we were sitting drinking coffee and feeling a bit sorry for ourselves [water pump problem which will feature in the next blog post] when we were approached by a captain who wondered if we might be interested in being line-handlers for a southbound canal transit leaving the following day. Who wouldn’t …

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