Moonrise Voyages

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Showing posts from: August 2018

Providencia, May 2018.

From Panama I sailed north, bound for the island of Providencia. The voyage was a success insofar as I arrived safely, but not otherwise. In defiance of the forecast the wind swung round to blow from the north, and blow hard. The current flowed south too, and more strongly than the pilot book suggested it

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Portobelo, Panama. January 2018

From Colombia I sailed to Panama, arriving in late December at a place called Linton Bay. I spent Christmas and New Year there with the other cruisers, stayed for a couple of weeks, then moved on to Portobelo (which the locals spell with one L). The Spanish plundered a staggering amount of gold from South

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