FLEET UPDATE 2022-11-27

Panama Posse

PANAMA POSSE 
 
FLEET UPDATE 

Nov 27, 2022

THE WILE E. COYOTE  RULE # 9 

The Wile E. Coyote Rule.

THE COYOTE IS ALWAYS MORE HUMILIATED 
THAN HARMED BY HIS FAILURES *

*Nomination for this season's Captain Ron Award 
Captain Dietmar 

TOP NEWS  

  • PICTURE OF THE WEEK 
  • BARRA DE NAVIDAD 🇲🇽 MEXICO KICK OFF WEEK
  • STARLINK  🛰️ COVERAGE REPORTS
  • EL SALVADOR  🇸🇻  BAR REPORT
  • THANKSGIVING PICTURES  
  • NICARAGUA 🇳🇮 REDUX 
  • CHARTS VS SAT CHARTS FOR NAVIGATION
  • BOAT YOGA POSES 
  • PALENQUE  🇲🇽 CHIAPAS MEXICO 
  • OCEAN POSSE PARTY PANAMA AND PACIFIC POSSE MASHUP
  • MAKE A DONATION  TO GOOD NAUTICAL

1) PICTURE OF THE WEEK 

YO DO YO SUNSET

 Hello. From SV YO-D-YO beautiful sunset in the Magote La Paz 🇲🇽 MEXICO

SY YO-D-YO 🇺🇸 David & Mary - Hunter 45'

YO-D-YO DavidYO-D-YO Mary

SIGN UP / RENEW  22·23 PANAMA POSSE 

Near the end of the rainy season in Playa Cocal, Quepos 🇨🇷 COSTA RICA 

 
2) BARRA DE NAVIDAD 🇲🇽 MEXICO 
KICK OFF WEEK

BARRA DE NAVIDA KKICK OFF WEEK

Thursday December 1st, 2022    

 10:00 PANAMA POSSE INTRO AND OVERVIEW  AND FLEET TRACKING 

 13:00 ROUTE PLANNING & NAVIGATION    

    

Friday December 2nd, 2022

10:00 DANGERS & SAFETY

13:00 COMMUNICATIONS, WEATHER,

17:30 PANAMA POSSE KICK OFF PARTY

 

Saturday December 3rd, 2022

10:00 PANAMA POSSE SWAP MEET

13:00 SATELLITE CHARTS / OPEN CPN / GOOD NAUTICAL   

17:30 PANAMA POSSE OVER THE TOP POT LUCK RED CUP DOCK PARTY

18:20 SUNSET SEA SHANTY SINGING  

19:00 TEST DISCHARGING OF EXPIRED FLARES 

Sunday December 4th, 2022

13:00 PROVISIONING, WHAT TO SEE AND DO, RECAP, Q&A 

22-23' Panama Posse Kick Off Week

SPECIAL PANAMA POSSE RESORT RATE  

STAY IN THE HOTEL for $ 109 x night* [ Nov 30, 22– Dec 8, 22 ] >>

• 40 minutes from Manzanillo Intl. Airport (IATA: ZLO)

• 4 restaurants and 3 bars serving local, international and regional cuisine

• Yoga classes on the beach during high season at no cost to marina residents

• 5 Swimming pools & Jacuzzi

• Private beach with cabanas

• Fitness Center

• Locker room facility with showers and steam rooms in the golf course clubhouse

• Spa services and treatments

• Boutique gift shop open daily

• Meeting & Banquet facilities

• Water sport rentals

• Business Center open 7 days a week

• Wireless Internet in public areas

• ATM & Currency Exchange 

• Award winning 27 hole championship golf course on site, special green fee rates

available for marina residents and complimentary transportation provided 

* subject to availability  

 RSVP FOR THE SEMINARS AND PARTY 
Slips

GET YOUR SLIP ASSIGNMENT 
 MARINA PUERTO DE LA NAVIDAD  
 @

Secundino Harbormaster
Secundino Alvarez

Harbor Master

Tel: + 52 (314) 337 90 14

harbormaster@islaresort.com.mx 

Barra de Navidad

Free cocktail hour courtesy of Marina Puerto de la Navidad and the Isla Resort !
4 days of seminars and learning and the amazing RED CUP POT LUCK PARTY 

birthplace

 
3) 260 VESSELS HAILING
 FROM 23 ENSIGNS 
 

13 ensigns

An ensign is the national flag flown on a vessel to indicate nationality and is the largest flag, generally flown at the stern.

The 2022-2023 Faces
Tracking by Predict Wind

 4) GET YOUR  PANAMA POSSE BURGEE !

Burgees are free and  included with your registration fee while they last  

HERE IS HOW 

  • Barra De Navidad Marina Puerto de la Navidad, MX
  • Shelter Bay Marina Panama 
  • SY Carinthia Suzanne & Dietmar  
  • SY Maison de Sante Nicole & Keenan
  • USPS mailing with tracking pay $ 6 for S/H email us

BURGEE

5) STARLINK  🛰️ COVERAGE REPORTS

Solmate

SY SOLMATE reported near 100% offshore coverage on their recent 1,750 nm 11 day passage to Antigua  with coverage outages experienced east of 60° West but the rest
fully active  

Cheers 11 days of shore 

BRAVO ZULU

Bravo Zulu on a successful offshore trip - with ample internet and lots of fish caught

BIG FISH

SY SOLMATE  Adam & Jen - Fountaine Pajot 45

SOLMATE AdamSOLMATE Jen
Starlink map

4 current versions of STARLINK

  • Standard  $599
  • Standard RV  $599
  • Upgraded RV  $2500
  • Marine  $10,000Standard
    (for land) and standard RV are the same unit and prices the same.
    Software features are different. Upgraded RV is twice the size and 2-3x
    more power consumption, and is approved for connection while moving.
    Marine is for mega yachts and commercial vessels, not recreational
    vessels.

SY NO REGRETS  Bruce & Lynette - Fast Passage 39′

NO REGRETS BruceNO REGRETS Lynette

If
you are in Mexico you can take order a local plan and dish / Take
advantage of a special local rate which as of October 2022 is 1,100
pesos ~ 57 USD 

the dish is a different shape though

DIshes

If you have a first hand account of starlink coverage please share it and we'll publish the findings under https://panamaposse.com/starlink

6)  EL SALVADOR  🇸🇻  BAR REPORT

Crossgin the bar

Week  11-27 to 12-3, 2022

Bahia del Sol Bar Report

Compiled by La Palma Moorings.

  • Entry is only permitted at high tide during daylight hours.  
  • Daylight hours include civil twilight (about 40 minutes before sunrise or 40 minutes after sunset). 
  • Morning tides are always better due to the absence of wind waves.

Forecast:

We
are nearing the end of a spring tide phase.  Tides for the week
are early to mid-morning. Any day during the forecast period is good for
arrival or departure. Swell forecast shows the bar almost flat.

This forecast is for planning purposes only.  
As always, please contact Bill and Jean before arrival/departure.

Bill and Jean

email: elsalvadorrally@aol.com

Estero

About the Bar


The entrance into Bahia del Sol can be intimidating but most
bars can be crossed safely with experience or proper guidance. November
through February the entrance is fairly tame, even flat but some days
can be quite exciting. During the summer months the condition of the bar
varies due to swells originating the the southern ocean.

dead calm

7) THANKSGIVING PICTURES  

Pictures of the Week

David Roughing it at Red Frog Marina, Bocas del Toro  🇵🇦 Panama

MY SEA TRIAL  🇺🇸  David, Toni  & Crew -Nordhavn 55′ 

SEA TRIAL DavidSEA TRIAL Toni
food

Thanksgiving meal in the se of Cortes 

Freedom

SY FREEDOM David & Sheri 🇺🇸  Beneteau 55′

FREEDOM-DavidFREEDOM-Sheri
not turkey no problem

not turkey no problem - we got 2 lobsta for thanksgiving 

MY AZURE  🇺🇸  Forrest & Marina  - Cheoy Lee 61′

AZURE Forrest AZURE-Marina
Eleuthera departing providencia

Eleuthera departing Providencia

SY PACIFIC BLUE 🇳🇱  Hans & Irene - Breehorn 44′

Knot Right turkey

Full fare in Panama 

SY KNOT RIGHT 🇺🇸 Walt w/o  Jeariene - Beneteau 47′

KNOT RIGHT WALTKnot Right Jeariene
Queso Grande

SY QUESO GRANDE II  🇺🇸  Lance & Sherri & Crew - Seawind 41′

QUESO GRANDE II SherriQUESO GRANDE II Lance

Proper thanksgiving meal on Red Rover

Kevin

the full spread

On deck

MY RED ROVER 🇺🇸 Kevin & Alison  - Nordhavn 55′

Maison de Sante

SY MAISON DE SANTÉ 🇺🇸  Keenan & Nicole - Cal 46'

MAISON DE SANTE KeenanMAISON DE SANTE Nicole

9) NICARAGUA 🇳🇮 REDUX 

White Cathedral of Leon

 Jean-Philippe
barefoot on top of the white Cathedral of the Assumption of Mary a
UNESCO World Heritage Site  in León 🇳🇮 Nicaragua 

When in Leon, Nicaragua a must do! Volcano Boarding! https://www.volcanodaynicaragua.com/

When in Leon, Nicaragua a must do! 

DOWN THE volcano
https://www.volcanodaynicaragua.com/

Volcano Boarding! 

Pathfinder

On the dock at Marina Puesta del Sol 

San Juan dle Sur

 Toña is a Nicaraguan lager beer in Nicaragua 

San Juan del Sur

San Juan del Sur with little wind 

View from the top

SY PATHFINDER 🇺🇸 Jean-Philippe & Nicole - Lagoon '39

PATHFINDER Jean-PhilippePATHFINDER Nicole
Delta Swizzler exiting Chiapas

Delta Swizzler's quick check in and stopover in Chiapas 🇲🇽 Mexico 

 MY DELTA SWIZZLER 🇺🇸 Mark & Cindy  - Vantare 58′

DELTA SWIZZLER MarkDELTA SWIZZLER Cindy

We are very grateful to Cindy as she runs the 
Panama Posse 22-23 acebook group. 
Current participants are welcome to join  >>

https://www.facebook.com/groups/panamaposse2223/

10)  CHARTS VS SAT CHARTS FOR NAVIGATION

Charts

Alan
here. We just crossed from Isla San Fransisco to San Evaristo and I
can’t say enough about the OpenCPN and satellite charts versus C-Map and
Navionics for this area. Fantastic resource IMHO! check out the
differences on two of my devices

opencpn

MY TIDEWALKER 🇨🇦 Alan - Nordhavn 57′

Alan

11)   PANAMA POSSE MERCHANDISE

Swags for sale

New hats in 9 colors variations and commemorative V & T Shirts 
from the 21-22 season on sale now at https://oceanposse.com/shop

Pink Hat

12)  ENTRY INTO BOAT YOGA POSES 
 

Boat Yoga Pose  "backward dog upside down" 

Sunset Picture

Sunset Alert

SY CODDIWOMPLE  🇺🇸 Jessica & Bram - Ta Shing 40′

CODDIWOMPLECODDIWOMPLE

 13) ANOTHER ENTRY INTO BOAT YOGA POSES 
 

Frankie

Crew, Frankie doing the boat yoga pose "inside the chain locker"

on the hard

SY CARINTHIA 🇺🇸 Dietmar, Suzanne & Crew - Lagoon 44′

DietmarCARINTHIA suzanneCARINTHIA Maxi

14)  BUENAVENTURA MARINA 🇵🇦  PANAMA
08° 20.4933′ N 80° 09.0833′ W

We
welcome the participants of the Panama Posse with an outstanding offer
and a free first night if you have never been here before – 

we know you may never leave !

 Emilio 

emilio@bv-marina.com

Mobile: +507-6616-7531

www.bv-marina.com

Marina Buenaventura
  •     Five restaurants
  •     Two Beach Clubs with pool area
  •     Marriot hotel with discount thru marina(depend on availability)
  •     Golf (marina discount)
  •     Zoo to look at wildlife in a safe zone
  •     events every month to motivate social life
https://panamaposse.com/buenaventura-marina

15) FLOR DE CAÑA 
SPONSORS THE PANAMA POSSE 

Flor de Caña 12

SMOKED OLD FASHIONED

Flor de Caña 12 / 1 ½ parts Flor de Caña 12 / 4 dashes of angostura bitters / 1 tbs of sugar / Splash of Mineral Water

PREPARATION

Smoke
the Old Fashioned Glass   with herbs and citrus skins, then add
the ice cubes and pour the ingredients in the order indicated by the
recipe. Decorate with orange peel and a red cherry.

16) PANAMA POSSE SEASON 6 

Notice of a Rally

RE-NEW  NOW  |  PRIOR  PARTICIPANTS 

PANAMA POSSE BENEFITS

  • Discounts in sponsorship marinas* with at least 10 % to as much as 50% off in over 70 MARINAS
  • Unrivaled camaraderie – make friends of a lifetime – make history
  • No crazy schedules to adhere to – go at your own pace
  • Save
    time with quick access to hard to find information – how to check in
    and out – best practices and latest report from 800+ vessels who have
    been there before  
  • Membership
    access to our ever updating online cruising guide goodnautical.com with
    550+ vetted anchorages and detailed clearing in and out procedures – no
    need to buy  expensive cruising guides
  • 24/7 live group chat tool (line.me) which works on android and iOS & PC
  • GREAT INFO ! Weekly live group calls on Monday @ 16:00 UTC  to go over weather logistics and anything else
  • Dedicated Panama Canal Agent with real fenders and discount on his fees  
  • Savings at many chandleries and service providers
  • 20% off Predict Wind Pro account
  • WESTMARINE PRO Group SILVER DISCOUNT 5 – 25 % off
  • Vetted
    tours, service providers and points of interest ( 200 vessels have
    participated in the past seasons so a lot of up to date info )
  • INFO Weekly email fleet updates and access to prior fleet updates
  • “your
    vessel your crew your responsibility your schedule” so no-one will tell
    you what to do – no opinions no cliques / we do ask of you to be kind
    and courteous to each other and help and document any findings
  • Impromptu gatherings with fellow participants  
  • Occasional seminars 
  • Partnership with SevenStar Yacht Transport so you Ship your vessel back to Ensenada, MX or Victoria, BC with a discounted rate.
  • We respect for your privacy and do not track you  
  • FREE Charts we got both printable chartlets and satellite chartlets generated for you to use with opencpn ( 160 Gigs +)
  • FREE Vessel Tracking with predict wind    using automatic methods and manual 
  • Pro Discounts at Hertz Mexico and Home Depot Mexico
  • 15 % discount at San Diego Marine Exchange 
  • Easy upgrade path to Atlantic Posse and South Pacific 
happy

17) MUST SEE  
ALONG THE ROUTE OF THE PANAMA  POSSE 

PALENQUE  🇲🇽 CHIAPAS MEXICO 

palenque mexico

Palenque
also anciently known as Lakamha “Big Water” , was a Maya city
state in southern Mexico that flourished in the 7th century. The
Palenque ruins date from ca. 226 BC to ca. 799 AD.  After its
decline, it was overgrown by the jungle of cedar, mahogany, and
sapodilla trees, but has since been excavated and restored with an
onsite museum. It is located near the Usumacinta River in the Mexican
state of Chiapas resides at 150 meters (490 ft) above sea level.

Palenque also anciently known as Lakamha “Big Water” , was a Maya city state in southern Mexico that flourished in the 7th century. The Palenque ruins date from ca. 226 BC to ca. 799 AD. After its decline, it was overgrown by the jungle of cedar, mahogany, and sapodilla trees, but has since been excavated and restored with an onsite museum. It is located near the Usumacinta River in the Mexican state of Chiapas resides at 150 meters (490 ft) above sea level.

Palenque
is a medium-sized site, smaller than Tikal  but it contains some
of the finest architecture, sculpture, roof comb and  relief
carvings that the Mayas produced. Much of the history of Palenque has
been reconstructed from reading the hieroglyphic inscriptions on the
many monuments; historians now have a long sequence of the ruling
dynasty of Palenque in the 5th century and extensive knowledge of the
city-state’s rivalry with other states such as Calakmul and Toniná.

The rulers of Palenque were called the “Holy Lord of Toktahn” or “Holy Lord of Baakal”, and among the king list are several legendary leaders, including Snake Spine and Ch’a Ruler I. The very first named ruler of Palenque is GI, the First Father, said to have been born 3122 BCE, and the Ancestral Goddess said to have been born 3121 BCE.

The
rulers of Palenque were called the “Holy Lord of Toktahn” or “Holy Lord
of Baakal”, and among the king list are several legendary leaders,
including Snake Spine and Ch’a Ruler I.   The very first named
ruler of Palenque is GI, the First Father, said to have been born 3122
BCE, and the Ancestral Goddess said to have been born 3121 BCE.

Scientific debt is owned to the famed Mexican archaeologist Alberto Lhuillier, who in 1952 removed a stone inside the Temple of Inscriptions and found the burial tomb of Pakal the Great. This has since become one of the most extensively studied archaeological sites in the Americas.

Scientific
debt is owned to the famed Mexican archaeologist Alberto
Lhuillier, who in 1952 removed a stone inside the Temple of
Inscriptions and found the burial tomb of Pakal the Great. This has
since become one of the most extensively studied archaeological sites in
the Americas.

https://panamaposse.com/marina-chiapas

18)  OCEAN POSSE PARTY 
PANAMA AND PACIFIC POSSE MASHUP
@ SHELTER BAY PANAMA

 FRI FEB 03 ‘23    
 

Shleter Bay Marinas

PANAMA POSSE MEETS SOUTH PACIFIC POSSE 

Afternoon & Evening of Panama Posse and South Pacific Posse seminars 
Followed by an evening of RUM and MUSIC
Save the date Fri Feb 3rd '23

SPP

 

19)  70+ PANAMA POSSE MARINA SPONSORS 

Marinas

🇺🇸 Safe Harbor South Bay – Chula Vista, USA

🇲🇽 Marina Coral, Ensenada – Mexico  

🇲🇽 IGY Marina Cabo San Lucas  – Mexico  

🇲🇽 Marina Puerto Escondido – Mexico

🇲🇽 Marina Palmira Topolobampo – Mexico

🇲🇽 Marina y Club de Yates Isla Cortes – Mexico

🇲🇽 Marina el Cid – Mazatlan – Mexico

🇲🇽 Marina Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta – Mexico  

🇲🇽 PANAMA POSSE HQ  – Marina Puerto de La Navidad – Mexico  

🇲🇽 Marina Ixtapa, Ixtapa – Mexico 

🇲🇽 La Marina Acapulco, Acapulco – Mexico  

🇲🇽 Vicente’s Moorings, Acapulco – Mexico 

🇲🇽 Marina Chiapas – Mexico  

🇬🇹 Marina Pez Vela – Guatemala  

🇸🇻 Marina Bahia del Sol – El Salvador  

🇸🇻 La Palma Moorings – Bahia del Sol - El Salvador

🇳🇮 Marina Puesta del Sol – Nicaragua  

🇨🇷 Marina Papagayo – Costa Rica  

🇨🇷 Marina Pez Vela – Costa Rica 

🇨🇷 Marina Bahia Golfito – Costa Rica  

🇨🇷 Banana Bay Marina – Costa Rica  

🇪🇨 Marina Puerto Amistad – Ecuador  

🇵🇦 Buenaventura Marina – Panama 

🇵🇦 PANAMA POSSE PACIFIC HQ Vista Mar Marina – Panama 

🇵🇦 Shelter Bay Marina – Panama  

🇵🇦 IGY Red Frog Marina – Panama

🇵🇦 Bocas Marina – Panama 

🇵🇦 Linton Bay Marina – Panama 

🇨🇴 ClubNautico Cartagena – Colombia 

🇨🇴 Club de Pesca Marina Cartagena – Colombia 

🇨🇴 Marina Puerto Velero – Colombia

🇨🇴 IGY Marina Santa Marta – Colombia 

🇯🇲 Royal Jamaica Yacht Club – Jamaica 

🇯🇲 Errol Flynn Marina – Jamaica  

🇯🇲 Montego Bay Yacht Club –Jamaica 

🇰🇾 The Barcadere Marina –Cayman Islands 

🇭🇳 Barefoot Cay Marina – Roatan – Honduras 

🇭🇳 Fantasy Island Marina – Roatan – Honduras

🇭🇳 Jonesville Point Marina -Roatan – Honduras  

🇬🇹 Marina Nana Juana Resort & Boatyard – Guatemala 

🇧🇿 Thunderbirds Marine – Placencia – Belize 

🇲🇽 Marina Makax – Isla Mujeres – Mexico 

🇲🇽 Marina V&V – Quintana Roo – Mexico 

🇲🇽 Marina El Cid – Cancún – Riviera Maya – Mexico  

🇨🇺 Marina Marlin Nautica Cayo Largo – Cuba 

🇹🇨 South Bank Marina & Boatyard – Turks and Caicos  

🇧🇸 Romora Bay Resort and Marina – Bahamas  

🇧🇸 Elizabeth on the Bay Marina – Bahamas 

🇧🇸 Great Harbour Cay Marina – Bahamas

🇧🇸 Blue Marlin Cove Resort & Marina – Bahamas  

🇩🇴 Ocean World Marina – Dominican Republic

🇩🇴 Marina Puerto Bahia – Dominican Republic    

🇺🇸 Marathon Marina – Marathon Keys 

🇺🇸 Pier 66  Hotel & Marina – Ft. Lauderdale, USA

🇺🇸 IGY Marina at Ortega Landing – Jacksonville, FL , USA 

🇺🇸 Oasis Marinas at Fernandina Harbor Marina – FL , USA  

🇺🇸 Morningstar Marinas Golden Isles St. Simons Isl. – Georgia, USA  

🇺🇸 Windmill Harbour Marina – Hilton Head South Carolina , USA  

🇺🇸 Coffee Bluff Marina – Savannah Georgia , USA  

🇺🇸 Hazzard Marine – Gerogetown, North Carolina , USA  

🇺🇸 Holden Beach  – Town Dock, North Carolina , USA 

🇺🇸 Portside Marina – Morehead City, North Carolina USA  

🇺🇸 Tideawater Yacht Marina – Portsmouth,  USA  

🇺🇸 Ocean Yacht Marina, Portsmouth, USA  

🇺🇸 York River Yacht Haven – Virginia , USA  

🇺🇸 Yorktown Riverwalk Landing – Virginia USA  

🇺🇸 Regatta Point Marina – Deltaville, Virginia USA 

🇺🇸 Regent Point Marina – Topping, Virginia USA 

https://panamaposse.com/marina-puerto-bahia

Marina Puerto Bahia 🇩🇴 Sponsors the Panama Posse

20) THIS HOLIDAY MAKE A DONATION 
 TO GOOD NAUTICAL

 

Belize is in Good Nautical

Belize 🇧🇿 is in Good Nautical 

Good Nautical is a US based 501 (c) 3 no-profit organization
if you want to see new features added consider donating  money and time to improve the system - contact dietmar@goodnautical.com for details

21)  PANAMA POSSE SPONSORS 

  • PREDICT WIND
  • SEVENSTAR YACHT TRANSPORT
  • HOME DEPOT PRO MEXICO
  • HERTZ RENTAL CARS  MEXICO
  • YACHT AGENTS GALAPAGOS 
  • FLOR DE CAÑA
  • SAFE HARBOR SOUTH BAY MARINA EVENT CENTER  
  • WESTMARINE PRO
  • SAILMAIL 
  • CHRIS PARKER - MARINE WEATHER CENTER
  • SAN DIEGO MARINE EXCHANGE
  • DOWNWIND MARINE 
SAILMAIL

SailMail
email can be transferred via any form of internet access e.g. Iridium,
Inmarsat, VSAT, Globalstar, Thuraya, terrestrial WiFi, terrestrial
cellular networks, or via SailMail’s own world-wide network of
SSB-Pactor radio stations.

The
SailMail Association maintains its own world-wide network of SSB-Pactor
private coast stations in the Maritime Mobile Radio Service. The use of
this network is available at no extra charge to SailMail members, but
of course requires the member to have a SSB and Pactor modem 

Volcanoes

Masaya Volcano 🇳🇮 NIcaragua viewed from the Coast 

22) SEVENSTAR YACHT TRANSPORT

 SPONSORS THE PANAMA POSSE

More info on Sevenstar™s services can be found on 
https://www.sevenstar-yacht-transport.com/

Who is Sevenstar Yacht Transport?

Sevenstar is the world’s leading provider of yacht shipping services on a lift-on, lift-off basis.  

For a quote with the Panama Posse discount please contact 
Kris Caren  kris@sevenstar-usa.com   sevenstar-usa.com

Sevenstar

23) PANAMA CANAL AGENT 
CENTENARIO CONSULTING ERICK GALVEZ

To
arrange for transit with the Panama Canal Authority please contact Eric
Galvez our dedicated Panama Canal agent and sponsor of the Panama Posse
and the Pacific Posse

Erick Gálvez

info@centenarioconsulting.com

www.centenarioconsulting.com

Cellphone +507 6676-1376

WhatsApp +507 6676-1376

Erick
https://panamaposse.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/new-panama-canal-graphic.jpg

24) STRATEGIC PARTNERS

 

SEVEN SEAS CRUISING ASSOCIATION

Vicente’s Moorings – Acapulco – Mexico

Park Avenue Villas – San Juan del Sur – Nicaragua

Coconutz – Playa Cocos – Costa Rica

Abernathy – Chandlery – Panama

Pacific Posse 

Atlantic Posse

Advertising Partners – Las Vegas

Safe-Esteem.com – Delaware

Advertising Partners – Las Vegas

Since 2016 the Advertising Partners have  been our strategic partner >>

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FLEET UPDATE 2022-11-18

 

Panama Posse

 

PANAMA POSSE 
 
FLEET UPDATE 

Nov 18, 2022

"THERE ARE NO STRANGERS HERE, 
JUST FRIENDS YOU HAVEN'T MET…" 

— ROALD DAHL

new friends

SY ROXXY Kelly & SY CARINTHIA Frankie & Dietmar SY ROXXY Dennis
 ringing out the night

TOP NEWS 

  • 📷PICTURES OF THE WEEK 
  • SY XENIA FOR SALE IN PANAMA
  • ⚠️WATER SHORTAGES BOCAS DEL TORO 🇵🇦 PANAMA
  • CHECK IN AND OUT OF HONDURAS 🇭🇳 FREE 
  • 🔭 THE POSSE GROWS TO 249 YACHTS 
  • BOAT RIDDLE OF THE WEEK 
  • 🏝️ HEADING FOR THE TROPICS 
  • PASSAGE 🇵🇦 PANAMA TO JAMAICA 🇯🇲
  • AWARD ENTRY FOR SAMARITAN OF THE YEAR 
  • 💥 MEET THE FLEET 
  • SAILING WITH PETS
  • 🍀 EARLY NOTIFICATION Saint Patrick's Day
  • OCEAN POSSE PARTY 

1) PICTURES OF THE WEEK 

Anchorages

Pathfinder in the Golfo de Fonseca

the bar

Pathfinder crossing the bar in El Salvador 🇸🇻 

 #039 SY PATHFINDER 🇺🇸 Jean-Philippe & Nicole - Lagoon 39′ 


PATHFINDER Jean-PhilippePATHFINDER Nicole
DS

Delta Swizzling' across the bar in El Salvador 🇸🇻 

#005 SY DELTA SWIZZLER 🇺🇸 Mark & Cindy - Vantare 58′

 

DELTA SWIZZLER MarkDELTA SWIZZLER Cindy

 

FREEDOM

#073 SY FREEDOM 🇺🇸 David & Sheri - Beneteau 55′


FREEDOM-DavidFREEDOM-Sheri

2) SY XENIA 
FOR SALE IN PANAMA

 

SV Xenia for Sale

 

1991 Gemini 3200 in Linton Bay Marina, Panama. In 2013 all rigging was re-done. GPS, AIS, Eprib, solar panels, new centerboard bolts, removed all headliner, new bottom paint, 15hp Mercury pro-kicker, Engle fridge and China freezer new. 

 

 

 

https://xeniadreaming.com/?p=2030

 

New BBQ. 2 aluminum propane tanks. Newer fans and inverter. 
Needs house batteries and other misc items.

#063 SY XENIA 🇺🇸 Tara & Mike - Gemini 32′

3) ⚠️WATER SHORTAGES 
BOCAS DEL TORO 🇵🇦 PANAMA

water shortages in bocas

No water in Bocas del Toro; a state of emergency

Two of the islands most visited by nationals and foreigners in the province of Bocas del Toro: Isla Colón and Isla Carenero, have been without drinking water for several days, which has affected residents, tourists and businesses.

According to the authorities, everything is due to the significant decrease in rainfall that has caused the water levels of Big Creek Lake, which supplies drinking water to the population, to be in critical condition.

The panorama has been so worrying that the Cabinet Council declared a State of Environmental Emergency in both islands of the province "to promote actions that allow mitigating the effects generated by low rainfall in this area of ​​the country."

The declaration of a State of Environmental Emergency authorizes the Institute of National Aqueducts and Sewers (Idaan) to carry out, through the special procurement process, the contracting and acquisition of goods, works and services that are required to mitigate the effects of the current situation on these islands.

In fact, the Institute of National Aqueducts and Sewers (Idaan) announced that it has launched a contingency plan for the supply of drinking water through tanker trucks.

Bocas Water

4) CHECK IN AND OUT OF HONDURAS 🇭🇳 FREE 

Nicole in Honduras

The Honduran Lempira 1 USD = ~ 25 HNL @ Isla el Tigre 

Isla el Tigre
Down She goes

Pathfinder crossing the bar in nearby El Salvador 🇸🇻 

Unle Bill & Jean

Uncle Bill will come out to get you over the bar - contact Bill & Jean via email 
@ elsalvadorrally@aol.com to coordinate your entry and exit

bar

 #039 SY PATHFINDER 🇺🇸 Jean-Philippe & Nicole - Lagoon 39′ 


PATHFINDER Jean-PhilippePATHFINDER Nicole

SIGN UP | RENEW FOR THE 22-23 PANAMA POSSE

5) THE POSSE GROWS TO 249 YACHTS 

 

Ensigns

 

 

Heads

 

6) BOAT RIDDLE OF THE WEEK 

OVERHEARD:

"Ok, I need help. I ordered 12 volt light bulbs for my navigation lights. They are BAY15D, which defines as bayonet with offset tabs 15mm and dual contacts. But it can't be a dual function. What came was something like tail light/brake light where the base is the ground (-) and the dual contacts are two separate circuits (+). 

I need to define my search criteria for same bulb with base not part of circuit and the dual contacts are + and -.

Anyone know the nomenclature for that distinction? 

Thanks for the help "

BA 15

#010 SY KNOT RIGHT 🇦🇺  Walt & Jeariene - Beneteau 47′

KNOT RIGHT WALTKnot Right Jeariene

7) HEADING FOR THE TROPICS 

FREEZIN

slippers and socks oh my !
34 degrees this morning. Nope. #southbound #seriouscaptainface

burr

#013 MY RED ROVER 🇺🇸 Kevin & Alison - Nordhavn 55′

 
8) BARRA DE NAVIDAD 🇲🇽 MX
PANANA POSSE KICK OFF EVENT

 

RSVP'ed yachts thusfar >>

MAPACHE 2.0 · TRIUMPH · PTF-26 · LONG WINDID · RHUMBLINE · STRAY CAT · TRIUMPH · GHILLIE · DA MMAD CAT · MAKE ME LAUGH AGAIN · ITS ABOUT TIME · SOUTHERN CROSS EH! · HULA KAI · SEEKER · STRAY CAT 2 · TITS PIERRE · SEAS THE DAY 11 · PELERIN · PASARGADA


RSVP FOR THIS EVENT 
 

Panama Posse Barra

 

 

 

Thursday December 1st, 2022

1) 10:00 PANAMA POSSE INTRO AND OVERVIEW and Fleet Tracking

2) 13:00 ROUTE PLANNING & NAVIGATION

Friday December 2nd, 2022

3) 10:00 DANGERS & SAFETY

@ 13:00 COMMUNICATIONS, WEATHER,

@ 17:30 PANAMA POSSE KICK OFF PARTY

 

Saturday December 3rd, 2022

@ 10:00 PANAMA POSSE SWAP MEET

@ 13:00 SATELLITE CHARTS / OPEN CPN / GOOD NAUTICAL

@ 17:30 PANAMA POSSE OVER THE TOP POT LUCK RED CUP DOCK PARTY

 

Sunday December 4th, 2022

@ 13:00 PROVISIONING, WHAT TO SEE AND DO, RECAP, Q&A 

@ 10:00 PANAMA POSSE SWAP MEET

@ 13:00 SATELLITE CHARTS / OPEN CPN / GOOD NAUTICAL

@ 17:30 PANAMA POSSE OVER THE TOP POT LUCK RED CUP DOCK PARTY

 

Sunday December 4th, 2022

@ 13:00 PROVISIONING, WHAT TO SEE AND DO, RECAP, Q&A 


RSVP FOR THIS EVENT 
 

Barra

 

If you plan to stay in the marina be sure to book your slip & enjoy the epic 27 hole golf course

Secundino

Secundino Alvarez- Harbor Master

Tel: + 52 (314) 337 90 14

harbormaster@islaresort.com.mx 

 

Marina Puerto de la Navidad

 

SPECIAL PANAMA POSSE RESORT RATE

STAY IN THE HOTEL for $ 109 x night* 
[ Nov 30, 22– Dec 8, 22 ] >>

• 40 minutes from Manzanillo Intl. Airport Code ZLO 

• 4 restaurants and 3 bars serving local, international and regional cuisine

• Yoga classes on the beach during high season at no cost to marina residents

• 5 Swimming pools & Jacuzzi

• Private beach with cabanas

• Fitness Center

• Locker room facility with showers and steam rooms in the golf course clubhouse

• Spa services and treatments

• Boutique gift shop open daily

• Meeting & Banquet facilities

• Water sport rentals

• Business Center open 7 days a week

• Wireless Internet in public areas

• ATM & Currency Exchange 

• Award winning 27 hole championship golf course on site, special green fee rates

available for marina residents and complimentary transportation provided 

* subject to availability

The Resort

 
9) PANAMA POSSE 
FLEET TRACKING 
 
 

 

TRACKING

 

Panama Posse Vessel tracking is free courtesy of Predict Wind 

Sign Up your vessel for free tracking:

ADD YOUR VESSEL TO THIS FLEET TRACKING PAGE >> 

For Help and to review the different options :

TECHNICAL SUPPORT ABOUT THE FLEET TRACKING PROCESS >>

10) PASSAGE FROM 
🇵🇦 PANAMA TO JAMAICA 🇯🇲
  

 

Panama Posse Burgee ripped

 

BRAVO ZULU ON YOUR OFFSHORE PASSAGE TO JAMAICA

BRAVO ZULU
Route

#017 SY NO REGRETS 🇺🇸 Bruce & Lynette - Fast Passage 39′

NO REGRETS BruceNO REGRETS Lynette

11) AWARD ENTRY FOR SAMARITAN OF THE YEAR 

To DON, NINA AND SUKI on SV Enjoy ( 3 Captains ) 
A most heartfelt thank you for their superhuman and heroic response to Carinthia's grouding on a reef, PAN PAN and maritime support and subsequent help to improve bildgebump rate flow, refloat, beaching and reducing ingress of water under duress and 55 nm monitoring from the beach at Bahia Tortuga to Marina Pez Vela in Quepos. 

#071 SY ENJOY 🇺🇸 Nina & Don - Lagoon 42′

ENJOY NinaENJOY Don
the reef

the AVANT reef location - ironic ... now in Good Nautical 

reef in google

Reef quite visible in Google Earth 

Esri

Compare to "not so visible" in ESRI /ARC / GIS / BING

12) PANAMA POSSE AWARDS CATEGORIES 

  •  BIGGEST FISH CAUGHT*
  •  PICTURE OF THE YEAR
  •  PANAMA POSSE YODA OF THE YEAR
  •  SPEEDY AWARD – SEVENSTAR AWARD
  •  THE CAPTAIN RON AWARD 
  • MOST UNWELCOME VISITOR ONBOARD
  • HIGHEST WIND RECORDED
  • SPIRIT OF EXPLORATION
  • GALLEY GOD(ESS)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN OF THE YEAR
  • BOAT YOGA POSE OF THE YEAR 

to enter send an email to registration@panamaposse.com 

examplel of a boat yoga pose entry 

13) MEET THE FLEET 

NIRVANA

#249 SY NIRVANA 🇺🇸 Jodi & Jacob & crew - Voyage 50′

14) GET YOUR BURGEES !

Burgees are included with your registration (while they last) get them here:

  • Barra De Navidad Marina Puerto de la Navidad, MX
  • Shelter Bay Marina Panama 
  • SY Carinthia Suzanne & Dietmar
  • SY Maison de Sante Nicole & Keenan

15) ANOTHER PICTURE OF THE WEEK

#108 MY SOULMATE 🇺🇸  Stuart & Robyn - Hatteras 63′

 

SOULMATE SunnySOULMATE RobynSOULMATE Stu

 

16) PANAMA POSSE SWAG

 

Swags for sale

 

Panama Posse hats in several color variations and 
commemorative V & T Shirts 
from the 21-22 season on sale now at https://oceanposse.com/shop

17) PANAMA POSSE SEASON 6 
JOIN ANYTIME 

 

Notice of a Rally

 


RE-NEW NOW | PRIOR PARTICIPANTS 

18) SUN POWERED YACHTS ☀️⛵ 
SPONSORS THE PANAMA POSSE

 

Sun Powered Yachts

 

We are exited and pleased to sponsor the Panama Posse with a special 10% discount off SunPower solar panel bundles.

We also offer free consultations so please email or call and let us help you go solar today.

PRODUCTS

  • SUNPOWER
  • VICTRON
  • MAXEON
  • AERL
  • CABLES CONNECTORS SLEEVES

Sun Powered Yachts

W: sunpoweredyachts.com

T: +1 808 825 2670

E: lyall@sunpoweredyachts.com

E: katie@sunpoweredyachts.com

Victron

19) SAILING WITH PETS IN 
CENTRAL AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN 

Pets in the caribbean

Thanks to OLIVE on MV SEA TRIAL we are compiling a comprehensive guide to sailing checking in and out with pets - check out https://panamaposse.com/pets

REQUIREMENTS

QUARANTINE 🟨

VACCINATION RECORDS 💉

INTL. MICRO CHIP ⚡

BREED RESTRICTIONS 🐶

BLOOD TESTS 🩸

TIME RESTRICTIONS

DAYS BEFORE ENTRY 📅

SERVICE ANIMALS EXCEPTION 🦮👩‍🦯

 

 MV SEA TRIAL 🇺🇸 David, Toni & OLIVE - Nordhavn 55′

20) EARLY NOTIFICATION
Saint Patrick's Day
🍀

Papapgayo Winds Survivor Celebration

FRI MAR 17 '23

SAVE THE DATE

 

Papagayo Wind Party

 

SAIL COSTA RICA PANAMA POSSE PAPAGAYO WINDS SURVIVOR PARTY
AT Playa Potrero, Costa Rica 

 

Saint Patrick's Day Celebration

 

The Sailing Center and Hemingway’s bar & restaurant & YOGA STUDIO are open for business. Anchor out in front and come to the party St Patrick's Day 2023


INVICTUS JeffINVICTUS Lindsey

Jeff & Lindsay 

Costa Rica Sailing & Boating, LLC

Playa Potrero, Costa Rica

+1 506-8699-7289

jeff@costaricasailing.com

www.costaricasailing.com

Sunset

21) PANAMA POSSE BENEFITS

Posse
  • Discounts in sponsorship marinas* with at least 10 % to as much as 50% off in over 70 MARINAS
  • Unrivaled camaraderie – make friends of a lifetime – make history
  • No crazy schedules to adhere to – go at your own pace
  • Save time with quick access to hard to find information – how to check in and out – best practices and latest report from 800+ vessels who have been there before
  • Membership access to our ever updating online cruising guide goodnautical.com with 550+ vetted anchorages and detailed clearing in and out procedures – no need to buy expensive cruising guides
  • 24/7 live group chat tool (line.me) which works on android and iOS & PC
  • GREAT INFO ! Weekly live group calls on Monday @ 16:00 UTC to go over weather logistics and anything else
  • Dedicated Panama Canal Agent with real fenders and discount on his fees
  • Savings at many chandleries and service providers
  • 20% off Predict Wind Pro account
  • WESTMARINE PRO Group SILVER DISCOUNT 5 – 25 % off
  • Vetted tours, service providers and points of interest ( 200 vessels have participated in the past seasons so a lot of up to date info )
  • INFO Weekly email fleet updates and access to prior fleet updates
  • “your vessel your crew your responsibility your schedule” so no-one will tell you what to do – no opinions no cliques / we do ask of you to be kind and courteous to each other and help and document any findings
  • Impromptu gatherings with fellow participants
  • Occasional seminars 
  • Partnership with SevenStar Yacht Transport so you Ship your vessel back to Ensenada, MX or Victoria, BC with a discounted rate.
  • We respect for your privacy and do not track you
  • FREE Charts we got both printable chartlets and satellite chartlets generated for you to use with opencpn ( 160 Gigs +)
  • FREE Vessel Tracking with predict wind using automatic methods and manual 
  • Pro Discounts at Hertz Mexico and Home Depot Mexico
  • 15 % discount at San Diego Marine Exchange 
  • Easy upgrade path to Atlantic Posse and South Pacific 
anchorages

22) OCEAN POSSE PARTY 
@ SHELTER BAY MARINA 🇵🇦 PANAMA
PANAMA POSSE MEETS SOUTH PACIFIC POSSE 

 FRIDAY FEBRUARY 03 ‘23
 

Shleter Bay Marinas

PANAMA POSSE MEETS 🗿 SOUTH PACIFIC POSSE 

Afternoon & Evening of Panama Posse and South Pacific Posse seminars 
Followed by an evening of RUM and MUSIC
Save the date Friday Feb 3rd '23

Flor de Caña rum

 

23) 70+ PANAMA POSSE MARINA SPONSORS 

 

Marinas

 

🇺🇸 Safe Harbor Ventura Isla - Ventura , USA

🇺🇸 Safe Harbor South Bay – Chula Vista, USA

🇲🇽 Ensenda Cruisport Village, Ensenada – Mexico

🇲🇽 IGY Marina Cabo San Lucas – Mexico

🇲🇽 Marina Puerto Escondido – Mexico

🇲🇽 Marina Palmira Topolobampo – Mexico

🇲🇽 Marina y Club de Yates Isla Cortes – Mexico

🇲🇽 Marina el Cid – Mazatlan – Mexico

🇲🇽 Marina Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta – Mexico

🇲🇽 PANAMA POSSE HQ – Marina Puerto de La Navidad – Mexico

🇲🇽 Marina Ixtapa, Ixtapa – Mexico 

🇲🇽 La Marina Acapulco, Acapulco – Mexico

🇲🇽 Vicente’s Moorings, Acapulco – Mexico 

🇲🇽 Marina Chiapas – Mexico

🇬🇹 Marina Pez Vela – Guatemala

🇸🇻 Marina Bahia del Sol – El Salvador

🇸🇻 La Palma Moorings – Bahia del Sol - El Salvador

🇳🇮 Marina Puesta del Sol – Nicaragua

🇨🇷 Marina Papagayo – Costa Rica

🇨🇷 Marina Pez Vela – Costa Rica 

🇨🇷 Marina Bahia Golfito – Costa Rica

🇨🇷 Banana Bay Marina – Costa Rica

🇪🇨 Marina Puerto Amistad – Ecuador

🇵🇦 Buenaventura Marina – Panama 

🇵🇦 PANAMA POSSE PACIFIC HQ Vista Mar Marina – Panama 

🇵🇦 Shelter Bay Marina – Panama

🇵🇦 IGY Red Frog Marina – Panama

🇵🇦 Bocas Marina – Panama 

🇵🇦 Linton Bay Marina – Panama 

🇨🇴 ClubNautico Cartagena – Colombia 

🇨🇴 Club de Pesca Marina Cartagena – Colombia 

🇨🇴 Marina Puerto Velero – Colombia

🇨🇴 IGY Marina Santa Marta – Colombia 

🇯🇲 Royal Jamaica Yacht Club – Jamaica 

🇯🇲 Errol Flynn Marina – Jamaica

🇯🇲 Montego Bay Yacht Club –Jamaica 

🇰🇾 The Barcadere Marina –Cayman Islands 

🇭🇳 Barefoot Cay Marina – Roatan – Honduras 

🇭🇳 Fantasy Island Marina – Roatan – Honduras

🇭🇳 Jonesville Point Marina -Roatan – Honduras

🇬🇹 Marina Nana Juana Resort & Boatyard – Guatemala 

🇧🇿 Thunderbirds Marine – Placencia – Belize 

🇲🇽 Marina Makax – Isla Mujeres – Mexico 

🇲🇽 Marina V&V – Quintana Roo – Mexico 

🇲🇽 Marina El Cid – Cancún – Riviera Maya – Mexico

🇨🇺 Marina Marlin Nautica Cayo Largo – Cuba 

🇹🇨 South Bank Marina & Boatyard – Turks and Caicos

🇧🇸 Romora Bay Resort and Marina – Bahamas

🇧🇸 Elizabeth on the Bay Marina – Bahamas 

🇧🇸 Great Harbour Cay Marina – Bahamas

🇧🇸 Blue Marlin Cove Resort & Marina – Bahamas

🇩🇴 Ocean World Marina – Dominican Republic

🇩🇴 Marina Puerto Bahia – Dominican Republic

🇺🇸 Marathon Marina – Marathon Keys 

🇺🇸 Pier 66 Hotel & Marina – Ft. Lauderdale, USA

🇺🇸 IGY Marina at Ortega Landing – Jacksonville, FL , USA 

🇺🇸 Oasis Marinas at Fernandina Harbor Marina – FL , USA

🇺🇸 Morningstar Marinas Golden Isles St. Simons Isl. – Georgia, USA

🇺🇸 Windmill Harbour Marina – Hilton Head South Carolina , USA

🇺🇸 Coffee Bluff Marina – Savannah Georgia , USA

🇺🇸 Hazzard Marine – Gerogetown, North Carolina , USA

🇺🇸 Holden Beach – Town Dock, North Carolina , USA 

🇺🇸 Portside Marina – Morehead City, North Carolina USA

🇺🇸 Tideawater Yacht Marina – Portsmouth, USA

🇺🇸 Ocean Yacht Marina, Portsmouth, USA

🇺🇸 Yorktown Riverwalk Landing – Virginia USA

🇺🇸 Regatta Point Marina – Deltaville, Virginia USA 

🇺🇸 Regent Point Marina – Topping, Virginia USA 

 

Bahia Papagayo

 

Culebra Bay 🇨🇷 Costa Rica

24) PANAMA POSSE SPONSORS 

  • PREDICT WIND
  • SEVENSTAR YACHT TRANSPORT
  • HOME DEPOT PRO MEXICO
  • HERTZ RENTAL CARS MEXICO
  • YACHT AGENTS GALAPAGOS 
  • FLOR DE CAÑA
  • SAFE HARBOR SOUTH BAY MARINA EVENT CENTER
  • WESTMARINE PRO
  • SAILMAIL 
  • CHRIS PARKER - MARINE WEATHER CENTER
  • SAN DIEGO MARINE EXCHANGE
  • DOWNWIND MARINE
  • SHELTER ISLAND INFLATABLES 
  • BOAT HOW TO
  • SHAFT SHARK
  • SUN POWERED YACHTS 
 

SHAFT SHARK

 

25) SEVENSTAR YACHT TRANSPORT

 SPONSORS THE PANAMA POSSE

More info on Sevenstar™s services can be found on 
https://www.sevenstar-yacht-transport.com/

Who is Sevenstar Yacht Transport?

Sevenstar is the world’s leading provider of yacht shipping services on a lift-on, lift-off basis.

For a quote with the Panama Posse discount please contact 
Kris Caren  kris@sevenstar-usa.com sevenstar-usa.com

 

Sevenstar

 

26) PANAMA CANAL AGENT 
CENTENARIO CONSULTING ERICK GALVEZ

To arrange for transit with the Panama Canal Authority please contact Eric Galvez our dedicated Panama Canal agent and sponsor of the Panama Posse and the Pacific Posse

Erick Gálvez

info@centenarioconsulting.com

www.centenarioconsulting.com

Cellphone +507 6676-1376

WhatsApp +507 6676-1376

Erick
https://panamaposse.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/new-panama-canal-graphic.jpg

27) STRATEGIC PARTNERS

 

SEVEN SEAS CRUISING ASSOCIATION SPECIAL EVENT IN ST AUGUSTINE

Vicente’s Moorings – Acapulco – Mexico

Park Avenue Villas – San Juan del Sur – Nicaragua

Coconutz – Playa Cocos – Costa Rica

Abernathy – Chandlery – Panama

Pacific Posse 

Atlantic Posse

Advertising Partners – Las Vegas

Safe-Esteem.com – Delaware


SIGN UP | RENEW FOR THE 22-23 PANAMA POSSE
 

The indigenous cultures

 

 There are 4 different indigenous groups in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia : the Kogi, Wiwa, Arhuaco, and Kakuamo. All are direct descendants of the Tayrona, the civilization who constructed the Lost City.

WE OPERATE UNDER INTERNATIONAL MARITIME LAW

YOUR VESSEL YOUR CREW YOUR RESPONSIBILITY 

 

Panama Posse we sail where the Coconute Grow

 

OCEAN POSSE LLC
 9811 W Charleston Blvd. 2262 Summerlin LV NV 89117 USA

 

© 2022 Ocean Posse LLC

 

OP

 


FLEET UPDATE 2022-11-08

Panama Posse

PANAMA POSSE 
 
FLEET UPDATE 

Nov 8, 2022

TOP NEWS 

  • UNINVITED VISITORS
  • BIGGEST FISH CAUGHT AWARD
  • BARRA DE NAVIDAD 🇲🇽 MX  KICK OFF EVENT  
  • 245 VESSELS  HAILING FROM 19 ENSIGNS 
  • FORESHADOWING  "SEA SHANTIES"
  • THE HOISTING OF THE BURGEES CONTINUE ...  
  • PICTURES OF THE WEEK  
  • CAREENING IN EL SALVADOR
  • LATE SEASON TROPICAL STORM NICOLE 
  • “IN PORT SAFETY” 
  • CASCO VIEJO 🇵🇦  PANAMA
  • SUN POWERED YACHTS ☀️⛵ SPONSORS THE PANAMA POSSE
  • SAILING WITH PETS IN CENTRAL AMERICA  AND THE CARIBBEAN 
  • OCEAN POSSE PARTY 🇵🇦  SHELTER BAY MARINA 🇵🇦 PANAMA
Anchorages

San Juan del Sur  🇳🇮  NICARAGUA

1) UNINVITED VISITOR 
AWARD ENTRY 

Grey eyes possum

It’s a grey four eyed opossum

SY PACIFIC BLUE 🇳🇱 Hans & Irene Breehorn 44′

 ANOTHER UNINVITED VISITOR 
AWARD ENTRY 

MIcatlan

Friendly sea snake from the sea!  Alive and well pushed it back in gently

SY C-YA 🇺🇸 Glenn   Island Packet 38.8′

Glenn C-YA

2) NEW ENTRIES INTO 
BIGGEST FISH CAUGHT AWARD 

SY MEDEA  🇦🇺 Darryl - Bavaria 46′

MEDEA

ANOTHER ENTRY INTO 
BIGGEST FISH CAUGHT AWARD 

Aegis

MY AEGIS 🇨🇦 Ian & Mary  - Nordhavn 40′

Aegis IanAegis Mary

 
3)   BARRA DE NAVIDAD 🇲🇽 MX  
PANANA POSSE KICK OFF EVENT  
 

Panama Posse Barra

Thursday December 1st, 2022    

    1)  10:00 PANAMA POSSE INTRO AND OVERVIEW   and Fleet Tracking

   2)  13:00 ROUTE PLANNING & NAVIGATION    

    

   

Friday December 2nd, 2022

   3)  10:00 DANGERS & SAFETY

    @ 13:00 COMMUNICATIONS, WEATHER,

    @ 17:30 PANAMA POSSE KICK OFF PARTY

 

   

Thursday December 1st, 2022    

    1)  10:00 PANAMA POSSE INTRO AND OVERVIEW   and Fleet Tracking

   2)  13:00 ROUTE PLANNING & NAVIGATION    

    

   

Friday December 2nd, 2022

   3)  10:00 DANGERS & SAFETY

    @ 13:00 COMMUNICATIONS, WEATHER,

    @ 17:30 PANAMA POSSE KICK OFF PARTY

 

   

Saturday December 3rd, 2022

    @ 10:00 PANAMA POSSE SWAP MEET

    @ 13:00 SATELLITE CHARTS / OPEN CPN / GOOD NAUTICAL   

    @ 17:30 PANAMA POSSE OVER THE TOP POT LUCK RED CUP DOCK PARTY

 

   

Sunday December 4th, 2022

    @ 13:00 PROVISIONING, WHAT TO SEE AND DO, RECAP, Q&A 

    @ 10:00 PANAMA POSSE SWAP MEET

    @ 13:00 SATELLITE CHARTS / OPEN CPN / GOOD NAUTICAL   

    @ 17:30 PANAMA POSSE OVER THE TOP POT LUCK RED CUP DOCK PARTY

 

   

Sunday December 4th, 2022

    @ 13:00 PROVISIONING, WHAT TO SEE AND DO, RECAP, Q&A 

RSVP FOR THIS EVENT 
Barra

If you plan to stay in the marina be sure to book your slip 

Secundino

Secundino Alvarez- Harbor Master

Tel: + 52 (314) 337 90 14

harbormaster@islaresort.com.mx 

Marina Puerto de la Navidad

SPECIAL PANAMA POSSE RESORT RATE  

STAY IN THE HOTEL for $ 109 x night* 
[ Nov 30, 22– Dec 8, 22 ] >>

• 40 minutes from Manzanillo Intl. Airport Code ZLO 

• 4 restaurants and 3 bars serving local, international and regional cuisine

• Yoga classes on the beach during high season at no cost to marina residents

• 5 Swimming pools & Jacuzzi

• Private beach with cabanas

• Fitness Center

• Locker room facility with showers and steam rooms in the golf course clubhouse

• Spa services and treatments

• Boutique gift shop open daily

• Meeting & Banquet facilities

• Water sport rentals

• Business Center open 7 days a week

• Wireless Internet in public areas

• ATM & Currency Exchange 

• Award winning 27 hole championship golf course on site, special green fee rates

available for marina residents and complimentary transportation provided 

* subject to availability  

The Resort

 
4)  245 VESSELS 
 HAILING FROM 19 ENSIGNS 
 
 

19 ensigns

An ensign is the national flag flown on a vessel to indicate nationality and is the largest flag, generally flown at the stern.

Friendly Faces of the Panama Posse

Add your head shots to  the fleet roster, simply email registration@panamaposse.com

Shantey Work songs on ships

5) FORESHADOWING 
 SEA SHANTIES

A
sea shanty, chantey, or chanty  is a genre of traditional folk
song that was once commonly sung as a work song to accompany rhythmical
labor aboard large sailing vessels. The term shanty most accurately
refers to a specific style of work song belonging to this historical
repertoire. 

 Shanty
songs functioned to synchronize and thereby optimize labor, in what had
then become larger vessels having smaller crews and operating on
stricter schedules.  The practice of singing shanties eventually
became ubiquitous internationally and throughout the era of wind-driven
packet and clipper ships. 

Sea Shanty

The
night of the red cup pot luck exercises  in Barra de Navidad we
will sing a few of these with the help of Esteban Lomelin Torres 

6) THE HOISTING OF THE BURGEES 
CONTINUE ...  
  

Emmy Kate

# 31 SY EMMY KATE 🇺🇸Eric and Sharon - Lagoon 40′

EMMY KATE EricEMMY KATE Sharon
ENOJY

SY  ENJOY 🇺🇸 Don & Nina Lagoon 42′

ENJOY NinaENJOY Don

7) PICTURES OF THE WEEK  

Canal Crossings

Congratulations on a successful South to North Canal Crossing 

MY AZURE 🇺🇸 Forrest & Marina Cheoy Lee 61′

AZURE Forrest AZURE-Marina

RED FROG 

MY CURANDERA 🇺🇸  Sheri & Darryn - Nordhavn 43′

CURANDERA DarrynCURANDERA Sheri

SCOUTED MARINA IN PANAMA

Fantastic
couple weeks here at Turtle Cay Marina on north coast of Panama. Owner
and marina manager make sure you have everything you need from Panama
City with 3x weekly deliveries.

Panama Posse

SY AZIMUTH 🇺🇸 Ashley & Scott - Pearson 36.5 ′

AZIMUTH

PANAMA CANAL PASSAGE
 

Canal Traffic

In the locks

Canal Boat

4 AM Advisor Meet, Greet  & Pickup

Canal Traffic Jam

Line-handlers at work

Commander

Commander Olive checking the Compass

 MY SEA TRIAL 🇺🇸  David, Toni  & Olive - Nordhavn 55′

SEA TRIAL DavidSEA TRIAL Toni

 8) GET YOUR BURGEE !

Burgees are included with your registration (while they last) get them here:

  • Barra De Navidad Marina Puerto de la Navidad, MX
  • Shelter Bay Marina Panama 
  • SY Carinthia Suzanne & Dietmar  
  • SY Maison de Sante Nicole & Keenan

9) CAREENING IN 🇸🇻 EL SALVADOR

Pathfinder on the hard

Here is Pathfinder careening on the hard in El Salvador

careening

🇸🇻 getting all their Sail drive service work done with help of the tide and local talent.

Perefect work area

@
Estero de Jaltepeque as these  Catamarans are design to sit on
their leg fins and are not damaged by sand or mud.  This does take
little more time as high tide tends to interrupt the work but is
generally free of haul out fees 

careeend

 Pathfinder
Careend with the help of Dany and his team along with the guidance of
Bill from the Annual Salvador Rally.  

Welcome to El Salvador

SY PATHFINDER  🇺🇸  Jean-Philippe & Nicole - Lagoon 39′

PATHFINDER Jean-PhilippePATHFINDER Nicole

10)  PANAMA POSSE SWAG

Swags for sale

Panama Posse hats in several color variations and 
commemorative  V & T Shirts 
from the 21-22 season on sale now at https://oceanposse.com/shop

HATS

11) LATE SEASON TROPICAL STORM NICOLE 
EAST COAST  DELAYS

WEATHER ALERT 

Predict Wind

12) PANAMA POSSE  “IN PORT SAFETY” 
courtesy of Safe Esteem 

One if (traveling ) by Land ... 

  • If
    you rent a car be certain to remove the Rental Car frame around the
    license plate to avoid corrupt local officials from stopping you
    over others and thieves which look for rental cars to break into.
  • Park close to the entrance of the supermarket where there is a lot of foot traffic
  • LOCK YOUR CAR  and if you can keep an eye on your car.
  • With
    taxis always per-negotiate the total fee in the local currency. Use
    Uber/Lyft if available. Have the Marina call a known taxi operator. Do
    not hail a taxi on the street.
  • Ask for the drivers name and text the license plate to yourself or your buddy boat.
  • Carry ID (copy of passport) with you at all times.
  •  If you get stopped by  traffic police ask for the ticket !
  •  Do not pay a bribe. YOU are training them !
  •  Corrupt
    cops will do everything possible to delay you in order to get their
    bribe – so tell them you are not in a hurry and  plan on staying
    months in the area with a local gringo. DO not tell them that you are
    trying to catch a flight or late for it – stay calm and act with no
    worry and no hurry. 
  • Simply keep asking for the ticket – do not pay anything on the spot.
  • If
    they ask for your passport let them know that it is with the Marina
    Office and that you request their official ID for verification and to
    please call the Marina office. Show them your photocopy.
  • Always
    Write down the official’s name, station, telephone number and address
    of the station and location –(have the official write it down for you so
    you have proof)
  • If
    you are on the road or walking in a busy area and you think / feel, you
    are being followed make 3 left turns – if the car or person is still
    behind you – you are not paranoid- you are being followed !
  •  Make
    your way as quickly as possible to a 4 or 5 star resort – think
    Marriott, Sheraton, Hilton and got to the front desk and ask to speak
    with the chief security officer and inform them of you being followed.
  • Do not visit the capitals, presidential palaces or universities – especially  when there are protests planned.
  • When
    going through locations with security (e.g. transportation, large
    events), it is safest to move through security versus
    remaining outside a    venue or remain in public areas. 
  •  Where
    possible, use public transportation at off-peak times and be efficient;
    do not linger in terminals or boarding areas longer than
    necessary. 
  •  If
    someone tell you that you have some stain or liquid on your shirt turn
    away from them immediately  – they are pick pocketing you  –
    go towards a wall and face outward fending of anyone coming near you.
https://www.safe-esteem.com/

13) CASCO VIEJO 🇵🇦  PANAMA

Casco Viejo

The quaint and historic streets in Casco Viejo Old Quarter), also known as Casco Antiguo or San Felipe, is the

historic district of Panama City. Completed and settled in 1673, it was

built following the near-total destruction of the original Panamá city

by Governor Juan Perez de Guzman who had it set on fire, before the

attack and looting by the pirate and fellow seafarer Henry Morgan.

The champagne of coffees

There’s coffee and then there’s Geisha coffee, Panama’s prized brew that’s one

of the world’s best – and most expensive – cups of joe. Originally

brought over from Ethiopia, local growers found that Geisha coffee beans

thrived in Panama’s climate.  In Casco, sip the champagne of

coffees at Café Unido located within 

The American Trade Hotel at Plaza

Herrera. 

Casco Viejo

14) PANAMA POSSE SEASON 6 

Notice of a Rally
RE-NEW  NOW  |  PRIOR  PARTICIPANTS 

15) SUN POWERED YACHTS ☀️⛵ 
SPONSORS THE PANAMA POSSE

Sun Powered Yachts

We are exited and pleased to sponsor the Panama Posse with a special 10% discount off SunPower solar panel bundles.

We also offer free consultations so please email or call and let us help you go solar today.

Sun Powered Yachts

Katie and Lyall Burgess

PRODUCTS

  •     SUNPOWER
  •     VICTRON
  •     MAXEON
  •     AERL
  •     CABLES CONNECTORS SLEEVES

Sun Powered Yachts

W: sunpoweredyachts.com

T: +1 808 825 2670

E:  lyall@sunpoweredyachts.com

E: katie@sunpoweredyachts.com

Sun Powered Yachts

16) SAILING WITH PETS IN 
CENTRAL AMERICA  AND THE CARIBBEAN 

Pets

Thanks to OLIVE on MV SEA TRIAL we are compiling a comprehensive guide to sailing checking in and out with pets - check out https://panamaposse.com/pets

REQUIREMENTS

QUARANTINE 🟨

VACCINATION RECORDS 💉

INTL. MICRO CHIP ⚡

BREED RESTRICTIONS 🐶

BLOOD TESTS 🩸

TIME RESTRICTIONS

DAYS BEFORE ENTRY 📅

SERVICE ANIMALS EXCEPTION 🦮👩‍🦯

 

Sailing with pets in Central America

 MV SEA TRIAL 🇺🇸  David, Toni  & OLIVE  - Nordhavn 55′

17) PANAMA POSSE BENEFITS

Posse
  • Discounts in sponsorship marinas* with at least 10 % to as much as 50% off in over 70 MARINAS
  • Unrivaled camaraderie – make friends of a lifetime – make history
  • No crazy schedules to adhere to – go at your own pace
  • Save
    time with quick access to hard to find information – how to check in
    and out – best practices and latest report from 800+ vessels who have
    been there before  
  • Membership
    access to our ever updating online cruising guide goodnautical.com with
    550+ vetted anchorages and detailed clearing in and out procedures – no
    need to buy  expensive cruising guides
  • 24/7 live group chat tool (line.me) which works on android and iOS & PC
  • GREAT INFO ! Weekly live group calls on Monday @ 16:00 UTC  to go over weather logistics and anything else
  • Dedicated Panama Canal Agent with real fenders and discount on his fees  
  • Savings at many chandleries and service providers
  • 20% off Predict Wind Pro account
  • WESTMARINE PRO Group SILVER DISCOUNT 5 – 25 % off
  • Vetted
    tours, service providers and points of interest ( 200 vessels have
    participated in the past seasons so a lot of up to date info )
  • INFO Weekly email fleet updates and access to prior fleet updates
  • “your
    vessel your crew your responsibility your schedule” so no-one will tell
    you what to do – no opinions no cliques / we do ask of you to be kind
    and courteous to each other and help and document any findings
  • Impromptu gatherings with fellow participants  
  • Occasional seminars 
  • Partnership with SevenStar Yacht Transport so you Ship your vessel back to Ensenada, MX or Victoria, BC with a discounted rate.
  • We respect for your privacy and do not track you  
  • FREE Charts we got both printable chartlets and satellite chartlets generated for you to use with opencpn ( 160 Gigs +)
  • FREE Vessel Tracking with predict wind    using automatic methods and manual 
  • Pro Discounts at Hertz Mexico and Home Depot Mexico
  • 15 % discount at San Diego Marine Exchange 
  • Easy upgrade path to Atlantic Posse and South Pacific 
anchorages

17) OCEAN POSSE PARTY 
@ SHELTER BAY MARINA 🇵🇦 PANAMA
PANAMA POSSE MEETS SOUTH PACIFIC POSSE 

 FRIDAY FEBRUARY 03 ‘23    
 

Shleter Bay Marinas

PANAMA POSSE MEETS 🗿 SOUTH PACIFIC POSSE 

Afternoon & Evening of Panama Posse and South Pacific Posse seminars 
Followed by an evening of RUM and MUSIC
Save the date Friday Feb 3rd '23

SPP

18)  PANAMA POSSE “PODS” ARE GATHERING 

https://panamaposse.com/?uncodeblock=pods-legend

💰 🍹🌿 ☠️ 🥥☸️ 🦜🌊 🏝️ 🦀 🌵⛯

 

19)  70+ PANAMA POSSE MARINA SPONSORS 

Marinas

🇺🇸 Safe Harbor Ventura Isla  - Ventura , USA

🇺🇸 Safe Harbor South Bay – Chula Vista, USA

🇲🇽 Ensenda Cruisport Village,  Ensenada – Mexico  

🇲🇽 IGY Marina Cabo San Lucas  – Mexico  

🇲🇽 Marina Puerto Escondido – Mexico

🇲🇽 Marina Palmira Topolobampo – Mexico

🇲🇽 Marina y Club de Yates Isla Cortes – Mexico

🇲🇽 Marina el Cid – Mazatlan – Mexico

🇲🇽 Marina Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta – Mexico  

🇲🇽 PANAMA POSSE HQ  – Marina Puerto de La Navidad – Mexico  

🇲🇽 Marina Ixtapa, Ixtapa – Mexico 

🇲🇽 La Marina Acapulco, Acapulco – Mexico  

🇲🇽 Vicente’s Moorings, Acapulco – Mexico 

🇲🇽 Marina Chiapas – Mexico  

🇬🇹 Marina Pez Vela – Guatemala  

🇸🇻 Marina Bahia del Sol – El Salvador  

🇸🇻 La Palma Moorings – Bahia del Sol - El Salvador

🇳🇮 Marina Puesta del Sol – Nicaragua  

🇨🇷 Marina Papagayo – Costa Rica  

🇨🇷 Marina Pez Vela – Costa Rica 

🇨🇷 Marina Bahia Golfito – Costa Rica  

🇨🇷 Banana Bay Marina – Costa Rica  

🇪🇨 Marina Puerto Amistad – Ecuador  

🇵🇦 Buenaventura Marina – Panama 

🇵🇦 PANAMA POSSE PACIFIC HQ Vista Mar Marina – Panama 

🇵🇦 Shelter Bay Marina – Panama  

🇵🇦 IGY Red Frog Marina – Panama

🇵🇦 Bocas Marina – Panama 

🇵🇦 Linton Bay Marina – Panama 

🇨🇴 ClubNautico Cartagena – Colombia 

🇨🇴 Club de Pesca Marina Cartagena – Colombia 

🇨🇴 Marina Puerto Velero – Colombia

🇨🇴 IGY Marina Santa Marta – Colombia 

🇯🇲 Royal Jamaica Yacht Club – Jamaica 

🇯🇲 Errol Flynn Marina – Jamaica  

🇯🇲 Montego Bay Yacht Club –Jamaica 

🇰🇾 The Barcadere Marina –Cayman Islands 

🇭🇳 Barefoot Cay Marina – Roatan – Honduras 

🇭🇳 Fantasy Island Marina – Roatan – Honduras

🇭🇳 Jonesville Point Marina -Roatan – Honduras  

🇬🇹 Marina Nana Juana Resort & Boatyard – Guatemala 

🇧🇿 Thunderbirds Marine – Placencia – Belize 

🇲🇽 Marina Makax – Isla Mujeres – Mexico 

🇲🇽 Marina V&V – Quintana Roo – Mexico 

🇲🇽 Marina El Cid – Cancún – Riviera Maya – Mexico  

🇨🇺 Marina Marlin Nautica Cayo Largo – Cuba 

🇹🇨 South Bank Marina & Boatyard – Turks and Caicos  

🇧🇸 Romora Bay Resort and Marina – Bahamas  

🇧🇸 Elizabeth on the Bay Marina – Bahamas 

🇧🇸 Great Harbour Cay Marina – Bahamas

🇧🇸 Blue Marlin Cove Resort & Marina – Bahamas  

🇩🇴 Ocean World Marina – Dominican Republic

🇩🇴 Marina Puerto Bahia – Dominican Republic    

🇺🇸 Marathon Marina – Marathon Keys 

🇺🇸 Pier 66  Hotel & Marina – Ft. Lauderdale, USA

🇺🇸 IGY Marina at Ortega Landing – Jacksonville, FL , USA 

🇺🇸 Oasis Marinas at Fernandina Harbor Marina – FL , USA  

🇺🇸 Morningstar Marinas Golden Isles St. Simons Isl. – Georgia, USA  

🇺🇸 Windmill Harbour Marina – Hilton Head South Carolina , USA  

🇺🇸 Coffee Bluff Marina – Savannah Georgia , USA  

🇺🇸 Hazzard Marine – Gerogetown, North Carolina , USA  

🇺🇸 Holden Beach  – Town Dock, North Carolina , USA 

🇺🇸 Portside Marina – Morehead City, North Carolina USA  

🇺🇸 Tideawater Yacht Marina – Portsmouth,  USA  

🇺🇸 Ocean Yacht Marina, Portsmouth, USA  

🇺🇸 Yorktown Riverwalk Landing – Virginia USA  

🇺🇸 Regatta Point Marina – Deltaville, Virginia USA 

🇺🇸 Regent Point Marina – Topping, Virginia USA 

Oasis Marinas at Fernandina Harbor Marina 🇺🇸 SPONSORS THE PANAMA POSSE

Oasis Marinas ,  Fernandina Harbor Marina, FL  🇺🇸  SPONSORS THE PANAMA POSSE

20) PANAMA POSSE SPONSORS 

  • PREDICT WIND
  • SEVENSTAR YACHT TRANSPORT
  • HOME DEPOT PRO MEXICO
  • HERTZ RENTAL CARS  MEXICO
  • YACHT AGENTS GALAPAGOS 
  • FLOR DE CAÑA
  • SAFE HARBOR SOUTH BAY MARINA EVENT CENTER  
  • WESTMARINE PRO
  • SAILMAIL 
  • CHRIS PARKER - MARINE WEATHER CENTER
  • SAN DIEGO MARINE EXCHANGE
  • DOWNWIND MARINE
  • SHELTER ISLAND INFLATABLES 
  • BOAT HOW TO
  • SHAFT SHARK
  • SUN POWERED YACHTS 
Flor de Cana
Tracking

Tracking is voluntary, free and easy. Plus you get to see where your peers are and see where vessels have been

22) SEVENSTAR YACHT TRANSPORT

 SPONSORS THE PANAMA POSSE

More info on Sevenstar™s services can be found on 
https://www.sevenstar-yacht-transport.com/

Who is Sevenstar Yacht Transport?

Sevenstar is the world’s leading provider of yacht shipping services on a lift-on, lift-off basis.  

For a quote with the Panama Posse discount please contact 
Kris Caren  kris@sevenstar-usa.com   sevenstar-usa.com

Sevenstar

23) PANAMA CANAL AGENT 
CENTENARIO CONSULTING ERICK GALVEZ

To
arrange for transit with the Panama Canal Authority please contact Eric
Galvez our dedicated Panama Canal agent and sponsor of the Panama Posse
and the Pacific Posse

Erick Gálvez

info@centenarioconsulting.com

www.centenarioconsulting.com

Cellphone +507 6676-1376

WhatsApp +507 6676-1376

Erick
https://panamaposse.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/new-panama-canal-graphic.jpg

24) STRATEGIC PARTNERS

 

SEVEN SEAS CRUISING ASSOCIATION SPECIAL EVENT IN ST AUGUSTINE

Vicente’s Moorings – Acapulco – Mexico

Park Avenue Villas – San Juan del Sur – Nicaragua

Coconutz – Playa Cocos – Costa Rica

Abernathy – Chandlery – Panama

Pacific Posse 

Atlantic Posse

Advertising Partners – Las Vegas

Safe-Esteem.com – Delaware

Saint Augustine Yacht Club

SPECIAL EVENT WITH SEVEN SEAS 
 St. Augustine Gam November 11 -13, 2022 

SSCA 2022 St. Augustine GAM

The Gam will begin with a no host reception with a cash bar on Thursday afternoon at the St. Augustine Yacht Club. 

The
Gam will begin with a no host reception with a cash bar on Thursday
afternoon at the St. Augustine Yacht Club.  Read the description of
the event below.

REGISTER HERE

On
Friday and Saturday, attendees will be able to enjoy numerous speakers
on cruising destinations and general cruising topics along with the
Annual General Meeting. Sunday will include a half day of activities and
sessions. Visit the St. Augustine Gam page for more event details,
including information about sessions, boat slips and hotel
accommodations. 

Registration
is $95 for members and $110 for non-members if you register by October
11th.   The online registration deadline is Friday, November 5th.

SSCA
has reserved a block of hotel rooms at the Sebastian Hotel for a rate
of $159 per night, plus tax.  For reservations, please call hotel
direct at 904-209-5580 and ask to book under "Seven Seas Cruising
Association"  Cutoff date is 10/10/22 for discount, so book early.
You can also reserve your room online here:  Sebastian Hotel
Room Reservations

Reserve
slip or moorings at St. Augustine Municipal Marina  111 Avenida
Menendez, St Augustine FL 32084. (Phone 904-825-1026) Rates increase
Oct. 1, so book early.

For additional hotels, places to eat, events, and area attractions, visit the "Visit St. Augustine" website. 

When:

Thursday, November 10, 2022 to Sunday, November 13, 202

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS SSCA EVENT
Seven Seas

Since 2020 the SSCA has been our strategic partner 
Membership
in SSCA is always a great deal, but for a short time, membership will
be discounted for registered Panama Posse participants by 25%*. -
Read More >>

SIGN UP | RENEW  FOR THE 22-23 PANAMA POSSE  
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FLEET UPDATE 2022-10-30

Panama Posse

PANAMA POSSE 
 
FLEET UPDATE 

Oct 30, 2022

Dock Cleats

A voyage of 5,500 nautical miles 
begins with untying of your dock-lines

TOP NEWS 

  • DAY OF THE DEAD  
  • SAN DIEGO & THE BARREL 
  • INVOCATION OF THE  FLEET 
  • 230 VESSELS & 19 ENSIGNS 
  • HE HOISTING OF THE BURGEES 
  • GET YOUR BURGEE  
  • LONG LINE ⚠️DANGERS
  • PANAMA POSSE SWAG
  • THE BAJA PENINSULA RUN – EASY 750 NM 
  • PANAMA POSSE KICK OFF WEEK  MARINA PUERTO DE LA NAVIDAD 🇲🇽 
  • BOAT HOW TO - YOUR YACHTS ELECTRICAL SYSTEM(S)
  • INTRODUCING SPIRITUAL COWBOY - watch the video
  • MUST SEE: SIAN KAʼAN BIOSPHERE 🇲🇽 MEXICO 
  • OCEAN POSSE PARTY @ SHELTER BAY FRIDAY FEBRUARY 03 ‘23    
  • CLIMATOLOGY
  • PANAMA POSSE “PODS”

1) DAY OF THE DEAD 

Day of the Dead

..
is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the
Central and South regions, and by people of Mexican heritage elsewhere.
The multi-day holiday involves family and friends gathering to pray for
and remember friends and family members who have died, and helping
support their spiritual journey. In Mexican culture, death is viewed as a
natural part of the human cycle. Mexicans view it not as a day of
sadness but as a day of celebration because their loved ones awake and
celebrate with them

Traditions connected with the holiday include
building private altars called ofrendas, honoring the deceased using
calaveras, aztec marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the
departed, and visiting graves with these as gifts. Visitors also leave
possessions of the deceased at the graves. Scholars trace the origins of
the modern Mexican holiday to indigenous observances dating back
hundreds of years and to an Aztec festival dedicated to the goddess
Mictecacihuatl. It has become a national symbol and as such is taught
(for educational purposes) in the nation’s schools.

MIcatlan

MICTLÁN

According
to the Great Nahuatl Dictionary, Mictlán means underworld, others
translate it as “place of the dead.” Different legends, visual
representations and ancient codices define Mictlán as an unknown,
dangerous and dark place, which has nine levels. 

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DIVE INTO MYTHOLOGY 

In the Mexica worldview, the Earth was considered a being that devoured the flesh of the deceased. At the time of death, the Mexica thought that they were paying off their debt
with the Earth, since when they died, they gave continuity to the cycle
of the universe. These nine levels are related to rot, fetid, cold,
damp, watery, darkness, and night. The animals related to the Mictlán
were owls, bats, worms and centipedes, which were in the service of
Mictlantecuhtli and his consort Mictecacíhuatl.​

Day of the Dead is a tradition that has been going on for more than 3,000 years. It's a Mexican celebration of the deceased that begins on October 31 and lasts until November 2.

NINE MEXICA UNDERWORLDS

  1. Itzcuintlan
        Place of the dogs
  2. Tepectli monamictlan
        Place of the hills that come together
  3.  Iztepetl
          Hills of the very sharp flints
  4. Itzehecayan
          Place of the obsidian wind
  5. Paniecatacoyan
          Place where people fly like flags
  6. Timiminaloayan
          Place where people are smitten
  7. Teocoyohuehualoyan
         Where the jaguars eat your heart
  8. Izmictlan Apochcalolca
          Smoke water lagoon
  9. Chicunamictla
         The nine waters.
NINE MEXICA UNDERWORLDS

 
2)  SAN DIEGO KICK OFF EVENT  
 

SPONSORED BY 
MARINA
PAPAGAYO   |  SHELTER ISLAND INFLATABLES  |  SAFE
HARBOR SOUTH BAY  |  PREDICT WIND   &
introducing SPIRITUAL COWBOY

Panama Posse Kick Off event recap

Panama Posse

Rum, Coconuts shells, dark chocolate covered raisins and plenty of topics for seafaring stories of a lifetime 

OCEAN POSSE MISSION

  • Make it safer & easier utilizing safety in numbers
  • Improve data and information in all maritime areas 
  • Receive discounts with marinas
  • Create a level playing field with yacht service providers
  • Identify & reduce rip offs, corruption, scams & bad actors
  • Provide free tracking
  • Record seamanship and anchorage data for the future
  • Update the fleet in a peer to peer network 
  • Have fun – get free rum a.m.o.
  • Make new friends you can rely on and enjoy
  • Focus on facts for better decision making
THE BARREL

The barrel of hope
- will be voluntarily signed by the vessels of the 22·23 Panama Posse
fleet and filled with positive messages written on waterproof paper for
native tribes along the route. The mission is to bring this barrel via
different vessels all the way through the Panama Canal to the Guna
people and establish a symbol of direct dialogue between those
better understand their actual needs - the sea connects us all ! 

Lead  Vessel Maison de Santé  is currently in San Diego and carrying the Barrel of Hope if you wish to sign it please contact them directly. 
Next stop for the Barrel  is in Barra de Navidad - Dec 1, 2023

Follow the progress of "barrel" on the fleet tracking page >> 

GUNA

How the Sea Connects Us All Image by The Natural Resources Defense Council

Marina Papagayo

 
3)  INVOCATION & BLESSING 
OF THE 22·23 PANAMA POSSE FLEET 
 
 

TAKE A FEW MOMENTS TO REFLECT AND 
WITNESS THE INVOCATION OF THE PANAMA POSSE FLEET 

We are extremely grateful for these blessings of the Fleet by both participants 
Pastor Jim Ellifritt & Rabbi Josh Yehoshua Mizrachi 

 
4)  230 VESSELS 
 HAILING FROM 19 ENSIGNS 
 
 

19 ensigns

An ensign is the national flag flown on a vessel to indicate nationality and is the largest flag, generally flown at the stern.

The 2022-2023 Faces

Add your head shots to  the fleet roster, simply email registration@panamaposse.com

neptunes spears

the different shapes of Neptune's tridents

5) THE HOISTING OF THE BURGEES 
AND GATHERINGS CONTINUE ...  
  

Aegis

#60 MY AEGIS 🇨🇦 Ian & Mary - Nordhavn 40′

Epsilon

#18 SY EPSILON 🇺🇸  Bill & Cheryl  - 🇺🇸 Island Packet 41′

Maison de Sante & Knot Rights' Jearine

#02 SY MAISON DE SANTE   🇺🇸   Nicole & Keenan - Cal 46′
 - flanking Jeariene 🎗️  #10  SY KNOT RIGHT 

MARY ARLENE

#86 SY CARPE DIEM   🇺🇸  John & Trish - Franchini 47′

GREEN FLASH

SY GREEN FLASH 🇺🇸  Bob & Joan - Beneteau 35′ ( w Capt Dietmar on the left )

SAFE HARBOUR SOUTH BAY

 6) GET YOUR BURGEE !
Burgees are included with your registration (while they last ) get them here:

  • Barra De Navidad Marina Puerto de la Navidad, MX
  • Shelter Bay Marina Panama 
  • SY Carinthia Suzanne & Dietmar  
  • SY Maison de Sante Nicole & Keenan
  • USPS mailing with tracking pay $ 6 for S/H email us

7) LONG LINE ⚠️DANGERS

Long Lines

LONG LINES ARE ILLEGAL ... 
BUT ARE FOUND ALONG THE CENTRAL AMERICAN PANAMA POSSE ROUTE 

For details please read this report from SV GREEN FLASH >>

THERE IS A NEW WEAPON AND A GREAT 
NEW DEAL FOR THE PANAMA POSSE  

INTRODUCING  THE SHAFT SHARK

WEAPON

For the Panama Posse group we can offer your group a special discount  
30% off the List pricing plus shipping  ( below trade ! )
FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR DETAILS + HOW TO PLACE YOUR ORDER >>

SHAFT SHARK

The
Shaft Shark is a serrated edge disc, machined from high quality type
316 stainless steel.   Attached to your propeller shaft, it rotates
with the shaft, cutting anything that might try to become entangled
around your shaft and propIt cuts through lines, nets and other underwater debris as soon as it catches.

Features:

  •     Keeps your propeller free from rope, weeds and underwater debris
  •     Eliminates towing due to fouled stern gear or propeller
  •     Eliminates dives to clear your prop
  •     Eliminates shaft and strut damage
  •     Split design eliminates the need to remove propeller for installation
  •     Does not require drilling of the shaft which can threaten shaft integrity

INSTALLATION IS EASY/SIMPLE - Just clamp it on.

  •     no drilling, tapping or dismantling
  •     the propeller does not need to be removed
  •     underwater by a diver
  •     supplied with  glue for above or below water install
  •     maintenance is zero 
    (no moving parts -cutters/bearings/zincs/stops) to maintain or replace annually
  •     re-sharpened if necessary
  •     no noise/clicking when trolling or loss of performance when motoring
Captain Ron Award beata

SY BEATA "winner" of the 20-21 Captain Ron Award 

8)  PANAMA POSSE SWAG

Swags for sale

Panama Posse hats in 9 color variations and commemorative  V & T Shirts 
from the 21-22 season on sale now at https://oceanposse.com/shop

HATS

Keenan sporting his new Panama Posse Hat 

9) THE BAJA PENINSULA 
750 NM WITH EASY DAY HOPS  
AND PLENTY OF ANCHORAGES  

Predict Wind

WEATHER ALERT 
LEAVING SOUTH SOUTH WEST ON OR AFTER FRIDAY 
NOV 4, 2022 FROM SAN DIEGO  WILL PROVIDE GENTLER  CONDITIONS FOLLOWING WINDS, MILDER SEA STATES

The Baja Run

Start at Cruiseport Village Marina Ensenada and do your Mexico check ins 31° 51.2766' N 116° 37.2433' W

31° 51.7323 N -116° 39.6755 W

Once you have made it out of Ensenada without dropping to much cash at Hussong’s Cantina  

Hussong’s Cantina Ensenada

head
for  Punta  Santo  Tomas  at  31° 33.1589 N
-116° 40.6879 W  watch  the  outlying rock  and
kelp   
https://goodnautical.com/mexico-pacific/anchorage/punta-santo-tomas

Punta Santo Tomas

The next jump is either 40 nm to Bahia Colonet Bight 30° 57.9028 N  116° 17.0747 W - details at https://goodnautical.com/mexico-pacific/anchorage/bahia-colonet-bight

https://goodnautical.com/mexico-pacific/anchorage/bahia-colonet-bight

Or an extra 30nm  Isla San Martin  North bay 30° 29.178 N -116° 6.1356 W or South Anchorage depending on swell https://goodnautical.com/mexico-pacific/anchorage/isla-san-martin

30° 29.178 N -116° 6.1356 W

For a more protective bay especially for those who wish to bash back up here is Bahia San Quintin
- the west side 30° 22.5924 N -115° 59.0887 W  is more shallow and
the main bay has depth to suit all drafts  - do give the entrance a
wide berth as there is shoaling south of the little peninsula 

https://goodnautical.com/mexico-pacific/anchorage/bahia-san-quintin-w

and 

https://goodnautical.com/mexico-pacific/anchorage/bahia-san-quintin

For a more protective bay especially for those who wish to bash back up here is Bahia San Quintin - the west side 30° 22.5924 N -115° 59.0887 W is more shallow and the main bay has depth to suit all drafts - do give the entrance a wide berth as there is shoaling south of the little peninsula

The
west side 30° 22.5924 N -115° 59.0887 W  is more shallow and the
main bay has depth to suit all drafts  - do give the entrance a
wide berth as there is shoaling south of the little peninsula  -
this is about 110 nm south of Ensenada.

South of this - about 39 nm is a fair weather anchorage at  29° 47.3276 N  115° 47.4296 W  behind ISLA SAN GERNOMIO - watch for 2 rocks south of it @ 29° 44.2191' N 115° 46.2265' W https://goodnautical.com/mexico-pacific/anchorage/isla-san-geronimo-e

San Geronimo

The next anchorage is a staple along the route FONDADERO SAN CARLOS Especially for those on a northbound track @  29° 37.3596 N  115° 28.565 W This anchorage is 68 nm South of Sna Quintin - expect some kelp patches and shoaling on the northern bight https://goodnautical.com/mexico-pacific/anchorage/fondadero-san-carlos

Fondadero San Carlos

South ~ 80 nm across the bay of Sebastian Vizcaino is Isla Cedros N - aka the Cedros Island Yacht club anchorage  at  28° 20.212 N -115° 11.434 W https://goodnautical.com/mexico-pacific/anchorage/isla-cedros-n

Expect
to hear sea-lions on shore - this is often a waiting spot for yachts
heading north on the baja bash as they time their departures for an
early morning jump with low winds - the seas and winds will pipe up in
the afternoons - it's a high energy crossing especially in the
afternoons

Isla Cedros North

The
east coast of Isla Cedros has several anchorages; the northern
anchorage is a roadstead exposed to weather from both north and south.

Cedros n

Bypassing a few anchorages on the East and South of Isla Cedros ~ 50 nm south is Turtle Bay / Bahia Tortugas
27° 41.2544 N -114° 53.2545 W  - a large bay with anchorage and an
enterprising dusty village where you can procure fuel albeit with
significant mark ups - the dock is left from an abandoned cannery and
the fuel station is up a hill in the center near the cellphone
tower 

 27° 41.2544 N -114° 53.2545 W

The
locals will try to sell you fuel from pangas or via the fuel dock -
watch these transactions and confirm quality of the fuel, volume and
pricing before accepting any transactions - the Baja Fuel Filter was
invented here for a reason so may as well use it  ! You are at the
half way point towards Cabo San Lucas
https://goodnautical.com/mexico-pacific/anchorage/bahia-tortugas

Fuel Dock

The next jump is about 50 nm to Bahia Asuncion   27° 08.1355 N  114° 17.4206 W  https://goodnautical.com/mexico-pacific/anchorage/bahia-asuncion

The
bay at Asuncion is home to the local fishing fleet and harvesting
shellfish is one of the main sources of income for the community. The
water is incredibly clear and no discharge is allowed to be dumped into
bay in order to preserve the high quality of the abalone.

 27° 8.1355 N -114° 17.4206 W

Or push it another 24 nm to Bahia San Hipolito This
is a marginal anchorage exposed to wind and swell from north and south.
Anchor close to the beach in 6.4m on sand. @  26° 59.3362 N -113°
57.6966 W 
https://goodnautical.com/mexico-pacific/anchorage/bahia-san-hipolito

 

This is a marginal anchorage exposed to wind and swell from north and south. Anchor close to the beach in 6.4m on sand.

A far more protected anchorage is 50 nm south of Bahia Asuncion or 105 nm south of Turtle bay is Bahia Ballenas @ 26° 46.0426 N -113° 30.0266 W https://goodnautical.com/mexico-pacific/anchorage/bahia-ballenas

https://goodnautical.com/mexico-pacific/anchorage/bahia-ballenas

A prime spot along this coast is San Juanico / Scorpion Bay @  26° 14.7986 N  112° 28.333 W about  nm SE from Bahia Ballenas - with friendly locals and expats In
the mid-seventies surfers noticed the amazing waves peeling off Punta
Pequeña as the swell wraps around into Bahia San JuanicoI. The village
is host to a couple of abarrotes and restaurants and beach palapas.

San Juanico Scorpion Bay Anchorage
Scorpion Bay

Another 85 nm to Bahia Santa Maria
a major stop and wide bay with fisheries and cell signal  24°
46.133 N  112° 15.441 W
https://goodnautical.com/mexico-pacific/anchorage/bahia-santa-maria

Bahia Santa Maria

Bahia Santa Maria
is a large crescent shaped bay which lies just south of Cabo San
Lazaro. It is defined to the north and south by rocky islands and
bounded to the east by a narrow strip of sand ridges which separates it
from the huge lagoon of Bahia Magdalena behind.

Bahia Santa Maria
 There
is no permanent settlement in Bahia Santa Maria but a dinghy ride up
into river channels at the north end of the bay reveals a cluster of
fishing shacks with brightly colored pangas tied up along the bank. From
November to May itinerant fishermen stay in the bay to fish for tuna,
jacks and dorado.
Jump

The final jump an overnight sail to Cabo San Lucas
~ 185 nm with no real stops along the way - as soon as you round the
cabe the warmer tropical air will welcomr you to Cabo San Lucas - best
not to arrive Weekendsbetween 6 and 9 AM as scores of fishing vessels
are leaving Cabo and will produce eneourous wakes and traffic. Anchor at
22° 53.304 N  109° 53.844 W
https://goodnautical.com/mexico-pacific/anchorage/cabo-san-lucas-se-coast

Make a  reservation at our sponsorshop Marina IGY Cabo San Lucas  - with Jesus A. Esquitel VHF  16   &   88A

Tel +52 (624) 173-9140

CSL@IGYMarinas.com

www.igy-cabosanlucas.com  

https://panamaposse.com/igy-marina-cabo-san-lucas

10) PANAMA POSSE KICK OFF WEEK   
MARINA PUERTO DE LA NAVIDAD
DEC 1-5, 2022
 

BARRA DE NAVIDA KKICK OFF WEEK

Thursday December 1st, 2022    

 10:00 PANAMA POSSE INTRO AND OVERVIEW   and Fleet Tracking

 13:00 ROUTE PLANNING & NAVIGATION    

    

Friday December 2nd, 2022

10:00 DANGERS & SAFETY

13:00 COMMUNICATIONS, WEATHER,

17:30 PANAMA POSSE KICK OFF PARTY

 

Saturday December 3rd, 2022

10:00 PANAMA POSSE SWAP MEET

13:00 SATELLITE CHARTS / OPEN CPN / GOOD NAUTICAL   

17:30 PANAMA POSSE OVER THE TOP POT LUCK RED CUP DOCK PARTY

Sunday December 4th, 2022

13:00 PROVISIONING, WHAT TO SEE AND DO, RECAP, Q&A 

RSVP AND BOOK YOUR SLIP
22-23' Panama Posse Kick Off Week

Free cocktail hour courtesy of Marina Puerto de la Navidad and the Isla Resort !
4 days of seminars and learning and the amazing RED CUP POT LUCK PARTY 

Secundino

Secundino Alvarez- Harbor Master

Tel: + 52 (314) 337 90 14

harbormaster@islaresort.com.mx 

Barra de Navidad

The resort, marina and anchorage in Barra de Navidad, MX  19° 12' N  104° 41.3166' W 

SPECIAL PANAMA POSSE RESORT RATE  

STAY IN THE HOTEL for $ 109 x night* 
[ Nov 30, 22– Dec 8, 22 ] >>

• 40 minutes from Manzanillo Intl. Airport Code ZLO 

• 4 restaurants and 3 bars serving local, international and regional cuisine

• Yoga classes on the beach during high season at no cost to marina residents

• 5 Swimming pools & Jacuzzi

• Private beach with cabanas

• Fitness Center

• Locker room facility with showers and steam rooms in the golf course clubhouse

• Spa services and treatments

• Boutique gift shop open daily

• Meeting & Banquet facilities

• Water sport rentals

• Business Center open 7 days a week

• Wireless Internet in public areas

• ATM & Currency Exchange 

• Award winning 27 hole championship golf course on site, special green fee rates

available for marina residents and complimentary transportation provided 

* subject to availability  

birthplace of the Posse

the swim up pool bar at Isla Resort - aka the birthplace of the Panama Posse

11) BOAT HOW TO - 
YOUR YACHTS ELECTRICAL SYSTEM(S) 

BoatHowTo
- Expert knowledge on Boat Electrics & Mechanics: Nigel Calder
& Jan Athenstädt share their experience  on how to spend a
carefree and relaxed time on the water with a most profound knowledge on
boat mechanics and electrics.

WE ARE PLEASED TO SUPPORT THE PANAMA POSSE WITH A SPECIAL RATE FOR ACCESS TO  ONLINE SEMINARS >>

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56 courses on Boat Electrics 101 - Safe & Reliable DC Systems
17 Lessons on Alternative Energy Sources
Lead Acid vs. Lithium-Ion
a.m.o.

Nigel Calder

Nigel
is often referred to as THE guru when it comes to technical systems on
boats  a long-time member of the American Boat and Yacht Council
(ABYC) electrical Project Technical Committee (PTC) which writes the
standards for recreational boat systems in the USA, and has also been
involved in European standards development.

Nigel Calder Nigel is often referred to as THE guru when it comes to technical systems on boats. He is a long-time member of the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) electrical Project Technical Committee (PTC) which writes the standards for recreational boat systems in the USA, and has also been involved in European standards development. Nigel is best known for his Boatowner’s Mechanical and Electrical Manual (now in its 4th edition), and his Marine Diesel Engines (in its 3rd edition), both considered the definitive English-language works in their field.

12) PANAMA POSSE SEASON 6 

Notice of a Rally
RE-NEW  NOW  |  PRIOR  PARTICIPANTS 

These are our outreach postcards - please email us if you can hand out a few fliers and postcards  to  fellow boat owners in your area or post in your marina.

Panama Posse Route

13) PANAMA POSSE BENEFITS

  • Discounts in sponsorship marinas* with at least 10 % to as much as 50% off in over 70 MARINAS
  • Unrivaled camaraderie – make friends of a lifetime – make history
  • No crazy schedules to adhere to – go at your own pace
  • Save
    time with quick access to hard to find information – how to check in
    and out – best practices and latest report from 800+ vessels who have
    been there before  
  • Membership
    access to our ever updating online cruising guide goodnautical.com with
    550+ vetted anchorages and detailed clearing in and out procedures – no
    need to buy  expensive cruising guides
  • 24/7 live group chat tool (line.me) which works on android and iOS & PC
  • GREAT INFO ! Weekly live group calls on Monday @ 16:00 UTC  to go over weather logistics and anything else
  • Dedicated Panama Canal Agent with real fenders and discount on his fees  
  • Savings at many chandleries and service providers
  • 20% off Predict Wind Pro account
  • WESTMARINE PRO Group SILVER DISCOUNT 5 – 25 % off
  • Vetted
    tours, service providers and points of interest ( 200 vessels have
    participated in the past seasons so a lot of up to date info )
  • INFO Weekly email fleet updates and access to prior fleet updates
  • “your
    vessel your crew your responsibility your schedule” so no-one will tell
    you what to do – no opinions no cliques / we do ask of you to be kind
    and courteous to each other and help and document any findings
  • Impromptu gatherings with fellow participants  
  • Occasional seminars 
  • Partnership with SevenStar Yacht Transport so you Ship your vessel back to Ensenada, MX or Victoria, BC with a discounted rate.
  • We respect for your privacy and do not track you  
  • FREE Charts we got both printable chartlets and satellite chartlets generated for you to use with opencpn ( 160 Gigs +)
  • FREE Vessel Tracking with predict wind    using automatic methods and manual 
  • Pro Discounts at Hertz Mexico and Home Depot Mexico
  • 15 % discount at San Diego Marine Exchange 
  • Easy upgrade path to Atlantic Posse and South Pacific 
anchorages

14) INTRODUCING:  SPIRITUAL COWBOY 

https://spiritualcowboy.com/

As I  sail further in my life I have been transformed. Spiritual Cowboy
reflects my new found insights and represented in remarkable clothing to
suit this awakening. 

A wanderer by nature;. Drawn to the rare. The exotic. The unknown. 
Grounded by the serenity of self reflection. I am a Spiritual Cowboy

SPiritual Cowboy

15) SIAN KAʼAN BIOSPHERE 🇲🇽 MEXICO 
"WHERE THE SKY IS BORN” 

Sian Kaʼan Biosphere

In
the Mayan language SIAN KAʼAN  it means “Where the sky is born”.
This is the name of the Biosphere Reserve that is located in the south –
east of the Yucatan Peninsula, which was declared by UNESCO in 1987
“Natural Heritage of Humanity”. The Reserve occupies an area of ​​528
thousand 147 hectares, where they are home to hundreds of different
species of flora and fauna. Some species are in danger of extinction,
therefore the Reserve is a protected area.

Sian Kaʼan Biosphere

How to get to Sian Kaʼan Biosphere ?

A
dirt road starts from Tulum that, following the coastline, reaches
Punta Allen. The path allows you to appreciate a wonderful landscape as
well as flora and fauna. Punta Allen is a small fishing village whose
boatmen cooperative offers various tours of the Reserve.

Where the sky is born”.

In Punta Allen there is a restaurant on the beach that serves snacks and refreshing drinks as well as sea dishes.

Boat
tours through the Biosphere enter the mangroves, which are home to an
enormous biological diversity, both birds and fish, crustaceans,
mollusks, etc. The tangled channels of the mangrove lead us first to the
Laguna Negra; with a lush tropical ecosystem; to finally flow into the
Caribbean Sea. The sea is turquoise blue and as it is a protected area
you will find species in the wild such as starfish, turtles and dolphins
that can be appreciated during the boat ride.

Biosphere-Reserve

The
Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve is also home to part of the second largest
coral reef in the world. Helped with your snorkel, visor and fins you
can appreciate the corals, coral fish, manta rays and barracudas.

Five
minutes by boat from the reefs are real natural pools, the Blanquizal,
where you can relax in the crystalline and shallow waters of the
Caribbean Sea, surrounded by an enchanting natural landscape.

sian ka'an
SIAN KA'AN

16)  OCEAN POSSE PARTY 
@ SHELTER BAY MARINA 🇵🇦 PANAMA
PANAMA POSSE MEETS SOUTH PACIFIC POSSE 

 FRIDAY FEBRUARY 03 ‘23    
 

Shleter Bay Marinas

PANAMA POSSE MEETS 🗿 SOUTH PACIFIC POSSE 

Afternoon & Evening of Panama Posse and South Pacific Posse seminars 
Followed by an evening of RUM and MUSIC
Save the date Friday Feb 3rd '23

SPP

 

17)  CLIMATOLOGY

Every
Maritime area  of the earth has Pilot Charts aka wind roses and
all of them are available for each calendar  month on the panama
posse website - example below at https://panamaposse.com/nicaragua

WINDROSES

THE IDES OF MARCH PAPAGAYO WINDS

Wind
roses are located in the center of each 5° square on the surface of the
Earth on the oceans pilot charts and are published for each month. We
have chopped these pilot charts to digestible portions into each Maritime Area. This exert above represents March for Nicaragua Pacific Coast. aka the Papagayo Wind Area.

Each
rose shows the distribution of the winds that have prevailed in the
area over a considerable period of time – think decades.

 

Wind
percentages are summarized for calm (center) and for the Cardinal and
Inter cardinal compass points.The arrows fly with the wind,indicating
the direction from which the wind blew. |

The
length of the shaft, measured from the outside of the circle to the end
of the visible shaft (not necessarily to the end of the last feather),
using the appropriate scale below, gives the percentage of the total
number of observations in which the wind has blown from that direction.

The
number of feathers shows the average force of the wind on the Beaufort
scale. The figure in the center of the circle gives the percentage of
calms. When the arrow is too long (over29 percent) to fit conveniently
in the 5° square, the percentage is indicated numerically on the shaft.

WINDROSE

WINDROSE

EXAMPLE ABOVE
In this wind rose reported observations the wind has averaged as follows:

N 32 percent, Beaufort force 5

NE 11 percent, Beaufort force 4

E 8 percent, Beaufort force 4

SE 4 percent, Beaufort force 4

S 3 percent, Beaufort force 4

SW 5 percent,Beaufort force 4

W10 percent, Beaufort force 4

NW 25 percent, Beaufort force 4

THE NUMBER IN THE CENTER CIRCLE REPRESENTS CALMS 
ie 2 percent

SCALE OF WIND PERCENTAGES:% SCALE OF WIND

SCALE

BEAUFORT SCALE

0 Calm < 1 knot r Smoke rises vertically.

1
Light air 1–3 knots 0–1 ft Ripples with appearance of scales are
formed, without foam crests Direction shown by smoke drift but not by
wind vanes.

2 Light
breeze 4–6 knots 1–2 ft Small wavelets still short but more pronounced;
crests have a glassy appearance but do not break Wind felt on face;
leaves rustle; wind vane moved by wind.

3 Gentle
breeze 7–10 knots 2–4 ft Large wavelets; crests begin to break; foam of
glassy appearance; perhaps scattered white horses Leaves and small
twigs in constant motion; light flags extended.

4
Moderate breeze 11–16 knots 3.5–6 ft Small waves becoming longer;
fairly frequent white horses Raises dust and loose paper; small branches
moved.

5 Fresh
breeze 17–21 knots 6–10 ft Moderate waves taking a more pronounced long
form; many white horses are formed; chance of some spray Small trees in
leaf begin to sway; crested wavelets form on inland waters.

6
Strong breeze 22–27 knots 9–13 ft Large waves begin to form; the white
foam crests are more extensive everywhere; probably some spray Large
branches in motion; whistling heard in telegraph wires; umbrellas used
with difficulty. Gale pennant.svg

7
High wind, moderate gale, near gale 28–33 knots 13–19 ft Sea heaps up
and white foam from breaking waves begins to be blown in streaks along
the direction of the wind; spindrift begins to be seen Whole trees in
motion; inconvenience felt when walking against the wind. 🚩

8
Gale, fresh gale 34–40 knots 18–25 ft Moderately high waves of greater
length; edges of crests break into spindrift; foam is blown in
well-marked streaks along the direction of the wind Twigs break off
trees; generally impedes progress. 🚩

9 Strong/severe
gale 41–47 knots 23–32 ft High waves; dense streaks of foam along the
direction of the wind; sea begins to roll; spray affects visibility
Slight structural damage (chimney pots and slates removed). 🚩 🚩

10
Storm, whole gale 48–55 knots 29–41 ft Very high waves with long
overhanging crests; resulting foam in great patches is blown in dense
white streaks along the direction of the wind; on the whole the surface
of the sea takes on a white appearance; rolling of the sea becomes
heavy; visibility affected Seldom experienced inland; trees uprooted;
considerable structural damage. 🚩 🚩

11 Violent
storm 56–63 knots 37–52 ft Exceptionally high waves; small- and
medium-sized ships might be for a long time lost to view behind the
waves; sea is covered with long white patches of foam; everywhere the
edges of the wave crests are blown into foam; visibility affected Very
rarely experienced; accompanied by widespread damage. 🟥

12 Hurricane
force ≥ 64 knots ≥ 46 ft The air is filled with foam and spray; sea is
completely white with driving spray; visibility very seriously affected
Devastation. 🟥🟥 Lifting Winds behind a low could get you out of Panama
Lifting Winds

Lifting WInds

18)  PANAMA POSSE “PODS” ARE GATHERING 

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20)  PANAMA POSSE SPONSORS 

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  • HERTZ RENTAL CARS  MEXICO
  • YACHT AGENTS GALAPAGOS 
  • FLOR DE CAÑA
  • SAFE HARBOR SOUTH BAY MARINA EVENT CENTER  
  • WESTMARINE PRO
  • SAILMAIL 
  • CHRIS PARKER - MARINE WEATHER CENTER
  • SAN DIEGO MARINE EXCHANGE
  • DOWNWIND MARINE
  • SHELTER ISLAND INFLATABLES 
  • BOAT HOW TO
  • SHAFT SHARK 
Tracking

Tracking is voluntary, free and easy. Plus you get to see where your peers are and see where vessels have been

ADD YOUR VESSEL TO FLEET TRACKING
Sunken Pirate CIty in Jamaica Port Royal

Sunken Pirate CIty in Jamaica Port Royale 🇯🇲  Jamaica 
ironically the name sake The Port Royale Condominium in Miami Beach  
has  been evacuated as it is deemed structurally unsafe 

21) SEVENSTAR YACHT TRANSPORT

 SPONSORS THE PANAMA POSSE

More info on Sevenstar™s services can be found on 
https://www.sevenstar-yacht-transport.com/

Who is Sevenstar Yacht Transport?

Sevenstar is the world’s leading provider of yacht shipping services on a lift-on, lift-off basis.  

For a quote with the Panama Posse discount please contact 
Kris Caren  kris@sevenstar-usa.com   sevenstar-usa.com

Sevenstar

22) PANAMA CANAL AGENT 
CENTENARIO CONSULTING ERICK GALVEZ

To
arrange for transit with the Panama Canal Authority please contact Eric
Galvez our dedicated Panama Canal agent and sponsor of the Panama Posse
and the Pacific Posse

Erick Gálvez

info@centenarioconsulting.com

www.centenarioconsulting.com

Cellphone +507 6676-1376

WhatsApp +507 6676-1376

Erick
https://panamaposse.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/new-panama-canal-graphic.jpg

23) STRATEGIC PARTNERS

 

SEVEN SEAS CRUISING ASSOCIATION SPECIAL EVENT IN ST AUGUSTINE

Vicente’s Moorings – Acapulco – Mexico

Park Avenue Villas – San Juan del Sur – Nicaragua

Coconutz – Playa Cocos – Costa Rica

Abernathy – Chandlery – Panama

Pacific Posse 

Atlantic Posse

Advertising Partners – Las Vegas

Safe-Esteem.com – Delaware

Saint Augustine Yacht Club

SPECIAL EVENT WITH SEVEN SEAS 
 St. Augustine Gam November 11 -13, 2022 

SSCA 2022 St. Augustine GAM

The Gam will begin with a no host reception with a cash bar on Thursday afternoon at the St. Augustine Yacht Club. 

The
Gam will begin with a no host reception with a cash bar on Thursday
afternoon at the St. Augustine Yacht Club.  Read the description of
the event below.

REGISTER HERE

On
Friday and Saturday, attendees will be able to enjoy numerous speakers
on cruising destinations and general cruising topics along with the
Annual General Meeting. Sunday will include a half day of activities and
sessions. Visit the St. Augustine Gam page for more event details,
including information about sessions, boat slips and hotel
accommodations. 

Registration
is $95 for members and $110 for non-members if you register by October
11th.   The online registration deadline is Friday, November 5th.

SSCA
has reserved a block of hotel rooms at the Sebastian Hotel for a rate
of $159 per night, plus tax.  For reservations, please call hotel
direct at 904-209-5580 and ask to book under "Seven Seas Cruising
Association"  Cutoff date is 10/10/22 for discount, so book early.
You can also reserve your room online here:  Sebastian Hotel
Room Reservations

Reserve
slip or moorings at St. Augustine Municipal Marina  111 Avenida
Menendez, St Augustine FL 32084. (Phone 904-825-1026) Rates increase
Oct. 1, so book early.

For additional hotels, places to eat, events, and area attractions, visit the "Visit St. Augustine" website. 

When:

Thursday, November 10, 2022 to Sunday, November 13, 202

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS SSCA EVENT
Seven Seas

Since 2020 the SSCA has been our strategic partner 
Membership
in SSCA is always a great deal, but for a short time, membership will
be discounted for registered Panama Posse participants by 25%*. -
Read More >>

SIGN UP | RENEW  FOR THE 22-23 PANAMA POSSE  
FISH INSIDE CORAL

WE OPERATE UNDER INTERNATIONAL MARITIME LAW

YOUR VESSEL YOUR CREW YOUR RESPONSIBILITY 

Panama Posse we sail where the Coconute Grow

OCEAN POSSE LLC
 9811 W Charleston Blvd. 2262 Summerlin LV NV 89117  USA

 

© 2022  Ocean Posse LLC

OP


Shaft Shark

Ahoy Panama Posse

As the show days went by we met a number of your posse (Posse Shirts & stickers!!)

For an order thru your Panama Posse group we can offer your group a special discount of below trade –
30% off the List pricing plus shipping.

Oder directly from us.

We look forward to working with you & the Panama Posse.

To proceed please fill out this form.

SHAFT / PROPELLER DETAILS

 

SHAFT SHARK|

Cheers,

Geoff Prior
AB Marine
Ph: 401.847.7960
Cell: 401.578.3447
Skype: geoffprior


FLEET UPDATE 2022-10-20

Panama Posse

PANAMA POSSE FLEET UPDATE 

2022-10-20

"We sail within a vast sphere, ever drifting in uncertainty, driven from end to end."

- Blaise Pascal

TOP NEWS 

  1. Meet The Fleet
  2. Introducing The Barrel 
  3. Every Season Begins With The Howler Monkey
  4. Open Cpn Seminar Date Oct 23rd 10:30 Am Pst Seminar Schedule
  5. Free Rum & Free Music and Meet The Fleet  
  6. Emergency  Information And Contact Info Remember #sar
  7. Join The FB Group To Share Pictures And Informal Chatting
  8. Weekly Line Calls Every Monday  15:30 Utc | 16:00 Utc 
  9. 40 Must Sees Along The Route
  10. Before You Head South - Considerations

1) MEET THE FLEET 
 

https://panamaposse.com/2022-2023-vessels
Meet the Fleet
  • 209 yachts are signed up already 
  • 17 ensigns are already signed up 
  • Early registration ends Oct 31, '22
https://www.youtube.com/c/LifeonJupiter

#84 JUPITER 2 🇦🇺 Jamie & Princess - Mumby 48′  Website | YouTube

Edelweiss

#200  EDELWEISS 🇺🇸 Jim & Peggy - Hunter 45′

#18 (SPP) FLITE DECK 🇺🇸 Bill - Seawind 1160 Lite 38′

Burgees

#46 WHITE WINGS 🇺🇸 Stuart and Sondra - Leopard 48

Barra de Navidad
 
SIGN UP FOR THE 
22·23
PANAMA POSSE 
 

2)  "BARREL"  /ˈberəl/

aka 
BARREL OF HOPE
delivering
GOOD MESSAGES INSIDE A BARREL 
 
 

The Barrel

Vessels will choose their own colors and write a message of good hope on water proof paper to be carried inside the barrel along the coast and through the canal 

Make your mark of good wishes and marks of positivity 

 SEARCHING SUSTAINABILITY

 #03 CALICO SKIES  🇺🇸  Grace & William  - Sabre 36′  (w Capt. Dietmar in the middle)

  

A BARREL SEARCHING FOR SUSTAINABILITY 

The Panama Posse Barrel is
a collective baton to identify ways in which we can understand local
needs and those living on the edge of the oceans we journey along.

It is a symbol of hope to define new standards of coastal sustainability and survival. 

Every vessel in the Panama Posse fleet can sign the barrel and fill it with it's own message of goodness and hope and positivity. 
May it serve as collection of the can-do spirit of survival and create a new way to engage in global philanthropy. 

By
the end of this season we hope to have met and spoken with many
stakeholders, at risk coastal communities and present the barrel to the
leaders of the Guna |  Kuna people in hopes of aiding their actual
physical /security needs and work towards a long term sustainable
solution for those living in coastal impact zones.

First we seek to understand actual issues of near shore environments.

Follow the voyage of the barrel as it it passed from one Panama Posse Vessel to another, down the Pacific Coast and through the Panama Canal.

barrel

Thanks to Predict Wind for enabling this smallest vessel in the fleet with a tracker  "barrel" check it out on the Panama Posse Tracking Page >>

3) EVERY SEASON STARTS WITH 
 THE ROAR OF THE HOWLER MONKEY
 

Watch
this video to hear the loudest mammal above ground roar at it - these
howler monkeys are our spokesperson for a reason - you can hear them 3
nm through then densest of jungles. Howlers are stoutly built bearded
monkeys with a hunched appearance and thickly furred tails that are
naked on the underside of the tip to afford a better grip. The hair is
long and dense and, depending on species, is typically black, brown, or
red.

Habitat

Endemic
to the southern tip of Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras,
Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, and Colombia - the howler monkey is an
endangered species but shall not go quietly into the night !

WE DO NOT GO QUIETLY INTO THE NIGHT

4) THIS SUNDAY OCT 23
INDEPTH
OPENCPN SEMINAR 

Please follow this link to access the seminar this Sunday at 10:30 AM PST *

 

opencpn

* For registered participants of the 22-23 Panama Posse 

OpenCPN
is an incredibly useful, tried and true, aid to navigation for mariners
worldwide. Even those that don't use it as a primary software for
navigation have it loaded on a computer for use in route planning,
research and exchanging information.

It's free to install and use and can provide a safe passage for your vessel in poorly charted areas.

In
2010 Paul Higgins developed GE2KAP  with *.KAP files which
are a basic file format of nautical charts. This was a big
revelation as suddenly, you can see that charts were offset compared to
Google Earth Pro. Plus it openly displayed uncharted hazards, and rocks
or obstacles not contained on even the most detailed and often expensive
nautical charts. 

The majority of near coastal areas are POORLY CHARTED 

Once
the  *.mbtiles  format was supported as of OpenCPN (v 5.0+)
in  2019, it allowed for larger zoom-able charts with additional
color depths. This is the single most helpful aid to navigation onboard a
vessel as it integrates with your vessels GPS.

The program runs on PC / MAC and Android Phones / Raspberry Pi  and Android Tablets.

NOTE: It does not work on Ipads or IOS. 

Watch this use case video below in avoiding bommies in French Polynesia and see OpenCPN in action 

WE|SAIL SY VA  currently in French Polynesia presents their use of OPENCPN 
IN THIS AMAZING VIDEO BELOW

https://youtu.be/gtxNFJvvjto?t=396

SY AVANT 🇨🇦  Rob & Debra - Beneteau 43.5′

 

 

 
5) MEET THE FLEET IN SAN DIEGO 
FREE PANAMA POSSE KICK OFF EVENT 
FREE RUM FREE MUSIC MEET THE FLEET 
OCT  27, 2022  
SAN DIEGO, CA 
 


RSVP HERE
TO GET YOUR  
ACCESS WRISTBANDSPACE IS LIMITED 
 

LEARN AND PAAARTY  

THU OCT 27 2022   13:30  PM – 23:00 PM  PST 

Arrive by dinghy, car boat or take the San Diego Trolley to get there 

@ SAFE HARBOR SOUTH BAY EVENT CENTER ° SAN DIEGO

13:30 – 14:45 PM 
DIESEL ENGINE MAINTENANCE – PRESENTED BY PACWEST – ELIAS

15:00 – 16:15 PM 
MARINE ELECTRONICS - NMEA  Workshop

16:30 – 17:15 PM 
PREDICT WIND ADVANCED USE CASES 

17:30 – 18:00 PM 
MARINA PAPAGAYO – PRESENTS COSTA RICA

18:02 
- SUNSET CELEBRATION AND INVOCATION 

18:30 - 23:00  PM 
- PAAARTY !!!
 

EVENT CENTER

THANKS TO SAFE HARBOR SOUTH BAY FOR SPONSORING THIS EVENT WITH 
THIS AMAZING FACILITY !!

SAFE HARBOUR SOUTH BAY
SAFE HARBOR

@ 18:30  PARTY PARTY PARTY !!!!

FREE RUM FREE MUSIC MEET THE FLEET 

THERE WILL BE A DELICIOUS 
"NON HOST" TACO TRUCK  TO FEED THE HUNGRY REVELERS 

Arrive by dingy, car, boat, plane, Uber, bicycle, walk, taxi or take the San Diego Trolley to get there - but get here !


RSVP HERE

 

 🚂 🚗 🛥️ 🚲 🚕 🚶✈️

PARTY

6) EMERGENCY INFO AND CONTACT INFO 
 

SAR

ON THE BOTTOM OF EACH MARITIME AREA WE HAVE ADDED ALL THE SEARCH AND RESCUE INFORMATION FOR EACH MARITIME AREA - PLEASE MAKE A NOTE OF THESE EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS AND EMAILS 

#SAR

the posse

If you are voyaging beyond one Posse area it's easy and very affordable to add on an additional route. 

Example adding the South Pacific Posse to the Panama Posse in the same season is 50% off !

 
7) PANAMA POSSE FACEBOOK GROUP

 

TO JOIN THE SEASONAL PANAMA POSSE 22-23  FACEBOOK GROUP 
EXPERTLY LEAD BY CINDY FROM MY DELTA SWIZZLER  
FOLLOW THIS LINK >>

Cindy

THIS GROUP IS SEASONAL AND FOR ALL ACTIVE PARTICIPANTS 
  FOLLOW THIS LINK >>

https://www.facebook.com/groups/panamaposse2223

8) WEEKLY LINE CALLS 
 

LINE

GET ON THE LIVE calls every Monday 
Oct. 17, 2022 - Jun. 5th 2023 

LINE

Drop
location pins ask and share information with the fleet - this is a 24/7
resource for Panama Posse yachts - no fluff no gimmicks just up to date
information 

9) BARRA DE NAVIDAD, MX

DEC 1-5, 2022 BARRA DE NAVIDAD, MX

THE KICK-OFF WEEK OF KICK-OFF WEEKS 

Seminars

Every
season since the inception of the Panama Posse we have met and shared
best practices and person experiences for those who are about to sail
further south. It's a 4 day meetup to provide you with the latest and
greatest information and resources for your journey. The marina and
staff at the resort are ready to host you and make this season a fun
meet up not to be forgotten. Special rates for those traveling by land,
yacht or plane $ 109 x room x night includes breakfast. Fly into airport
ZLO to attend

https://panamaposse.com/marina-puerto-de-la-navidad

Thu Dec 1st, 22

      

   @ 10:00 PANAMA POSSE INTRO AND OVERVIEW   and Fleet Tracking

   @ 13:00 ROUTE PLANNING & NAVIGATION  

    

Fri  Dec  2nd, 22

   

    @ 13:00 COMMUNICATIONS, WEATHER, SAFETY

    @ 17:30 PANAMA POSSE KICK OFF PARTY

   

Sat  Dec 3rd, 22

    @ 10:00 PANAMA POSSE SWAP MEET

    @ 13:00 SATELLITE CHARTS / OPEN CPN / GOOD NAUTICAL   

    @ 17:30 PANAMA POSSE OVER THE TOP POT LUCK RED CUP DOCK PARTY -> details here on how to win the chef award ->

 

   

Sun  Dec  3rd, 22

 

    @ 13:00 PROVISIONING, WHAT TO SEE AND DO, SAFETY AND SECURITY 
RECAP, Q&A

Salad

 EXCEPTIONAL MARINAS SPONSORS 
WHO SUPPORT YOU & YOUR VESSEL
 WITH A DISCOUNT
 

🇺🇸 Safe Harbor Ventura Isle – Venura Isle, USA

🇺🇸 Safe Harbor South Bay – Chula Vista, USA

🇲🇽 IGY Marina Cabo San Lucas  – Mexico  

🇲🇽 Marina Puerto Escondido – Mexico

🇲🇽 Marina Palmira Topolobampo – Mexico

🇲🇽 Marina y Club de Yates Isla Cortes – Mexico

🇲🇽 Marina el Cid – Mazatlan – Mexico

🇲🇽 Marina Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta – Mexico  

🇲🇽 PANAMA POSSE HQ  – Marina Puerto de La Navidad – Mexico  

🇲🇽 Marina Ixtapa, Ixtapa – Mexico 

🇲🇽 La Marina Acapulco, Acapulco – Mexico  

🇲🇽 Vicente’s Moorings, Acapulco – Mexico 

🇲🇽 Marina Chiapas – Mexico  

🇬🇹 Marina Pez Vela – Guatemala  

🇸🇻 Marina Bahia del Sol – El Salvador  

🇸🇻 La Palma Moorings – Bahia del Sol - El Salvador

🇳🇮 Marina Puesta del Sol – Nicaragua  

🇨🇷 Marina Papagayo – Costa Rica  

🇨🇷 Marina Pez Vela – Costa Rica 

🇨🇷 Marina Bahia Golfito – Costa Rica  

🇨🇷 Banana Bay Marina – Costa Rica  

🇪🇨 Marina Puerto Amistad – Ecuador  

🇵🇦 Buenaventura Marina – Panama 

🇵🇦 PANAMA POSSE PACIFIC HQ Vista Mar Marina – Panama 

🇵🇦 Shelter Bay Marina – Panama  

🇵🇦 IGY Red Frog Marina – Panama

🇵🇦 Bocas Marina – Panama 

🇵🇦 Linton Bay Marina – Panama 

🇨🇴 ClubNautico Cartagena – Colombia 

🇨🇴 Club de Pesca Marina Cartagena – Colombia 

🇨🇴 Marina Puerto Velero – Colombia

🇨🇴 IGY Marina Santa Marta – Colombia 

🇯🇲 Royal Jamaica Yacht Club – Jamaica 

🇯🇲 Errol Flynn Marina – Jamaica  

🇯🇲 Montego Bay Yacht Club –Jamaica 

🇰🇾 The Barcadere Marina –Cayman Islands 

🇭🇳 Barefoot Cay Marina – Roatan – Honduras 

🇭🇳 Fantasy Island Marina – Roatan – Honduras

🇭🇳 Jonesville Point Marina -Roatan – Honduras  

🇬🇹 Marina Nana Juana Resort & Boatyard – Guatemala 

🇧🇿 Thunderbirds Marine – Placencia – Belize 

🇲🇽 Marina Makax – Isla Mujeres – Mexico 

🇲🇽 Marina V&V – Quintana Roo – Mexico 

🇲🇽 Marina El Cid – Cancún – Riviera Maya – Mexico  

🇨🇺 Marina Marlin Nautica Cayo Largo – Cuba 

🇹🇨 South Bank Marina & Boatyard – Turks and Caicos  

🇧🇸 Romora Bay Resort and Marina – Bahamas  

🇧🇸 Elizabeth on the Bay Marina – Bahamas 

🇧🇸 Great Harbour Cay Marina – Bahamas

🇧🇸 Blue Marlin Cove Resort & Marina – Bahamas  

🇩🇴 Ocean World Marina – Dominican Republic

🇩🇴 Marina Puerto Bahia – Dominican Republic    

🇺🇸 Marathon Marina – Marathon Keys 

🇺🇸 Pier 66  Hotel & Marina – Ft. Lauderdale, USA

🇺🇸 IGY Marina at Ortega Landing – Jacksonville, FL , USA 

🇺🇸 Oasis Marinas at Fernandina Harbor Marina – FL , USA  

🇺🇸 Morningstar Marinas Golden Isles St. Simons Isl. – Georgia, USA  

🇺🇸 Windmill Harbour Marina – Hilton Head South Carolina , USA  

🇺🇸 Coffee Bluff Marina – Savannah Georgia , USA  

🇺🇸 Hazzard Marine – Gerogetown, North Carolina , USA  

🇺🇸 Holden Beach  – Town Dock, North Carolina , USA 

🇺🇸 Portside Marina – Morehead City, North Carolina USA  

🇺🇸 Tideawater Yacht Marina – Portsmouth,  USA  

🇺🇸 Ocean Yacht Marina, Portsmouth, USA  

🇺🇸 Yorktown Riverwalk Landing – Virginia USA  

🇺🇸 Regatta Point Marina – Deltaville, Virginia USA 

🇺🇸 Regent Point Marina – Topping, Virginia USA 

FERNANDINA HARBOR MARINA
Ollie's Break Iran Contra

Ollie's Break Costa Rica 

 10) 
 40+ UNESCO ,  SIGNIFICANT WORLD HERITAGE SITES ALONG THE ROUTE

Must See

Here is an substantial list of some of the most cultural or historically significant sites along the Panama Posse route.

Many of these locations are accessible from nearby marinas and are listed as UNESCO WORLD HERITAGES SITES.

https://panamaposse.com/must-see

Copper Canyon

 COPPER CANON – BARRANCA DEL COBRE – EL CHEPE, MEXICO  
https://panamaposse.com/copper-canon-barranca-del-cobre-el-chepe

SUMIDERO CANYON , CHIAPAS, MEXICO >>

SUMIDERO CANYON , CHIAPAS, MEXICO 🇲🇽  
https://panamaposse.com/sumidero-canyon

🇳🇮 GRANADA, NICARAGAUA >>

GRANADA, NICARAGAUA 🇳🇮 
https://panamaposse.com/granada

Manuel Antonio

 MANUEL ANTONIO NATIONAL PARK,  COSTA RICA 🇨🇷   
https://panamaposse.com/manuel-antonio-park

Tulum

 TULUM, QUINTANA ROO, MEXICO 🇲🇽   
https://panamaposse.com/tulum

🇵🇦 Castle of San Lorenzo at Port Chagres, Panama

🇵🇦 Castle of San Lorenzo at Port Chagres, Panama 
 https://panamaposse.com/castle-of-san-lorenzo-at-port-chagres

11) 
NEW MARINAS SPONSORING THE PANAMA POSSE 

SAFE HARBOR VENTURA ISLE 🇺🇸 SPONSORS THE PANAMA POSSE

Safe Harbor VENTURA ISLE  🇺🇸 SPONSORS THE PANAMA POSSE

34° 14.7′ N 119° 15.595′ W

Happy to offer 50c x foot off our transient rates for participants of the Panama Posse

Garrett

Garrett McKinney