Seven Wonders of the Modern World

The Panama Canal is designated as one of the “Seven Wonders of the Modern World and a Monument of the Millennium” by the American Society of Civil Engineers.
The earth and rubble removed between Colon and Balboa was enough to bury Manhattan to a depth of 12 feet. It connects the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean across the Isthmus of Panama, via 6 locks facilitating international maritime trade.
 The maximum vessel dimensions are:
15.2 m  /49.8 ft draft
51.25 m / 168 ft width
366 m / 1201 ft length
57.91 m / 190 ft  height ( 205′ possible at MLW )

STEPS

1) CONTACT PANAMA CANAL AUTHORITY OR AGENT TO GET MEASURED
2) PAY THE FEES TO AGENT
3) GET MEASURED
4) GET YOUR DATE
5) VOLUNTEER AS A LINE HANDLER ON ANOTHER YACHT
6) PLAN OUT YOUR TRANSIT NEEDS  4 LINE HANDLERS  / FENDERS AND LINES / FOOD / WATER ETC ( watch video )
7) ON THE DAY OF TRANSIT BE READY AND TAKE ON THE ADVISOR AT THE DESIGNATED LOCATION ( usually near a buoy )
8) TRANSIT
9) DROP OFF ADVISOR
10) DROP OF LINE HANDLERS
11) RETURN LINES AND FENDERS

PANAMA POSSE CANAL AGENTS

To arrange for transit with the Panama Canal Authority please contact our dedicated Panama Canal agents and sponsors of the Panama Posse and the Pacific Posse

CENTENARIO CONSULTING
Erick Gálvez
Erick Gálvez
info@centenarioconsulting.com
www.centenarioconsulting.com
Cellphone +507 6676-1376
WhatsApp +507 6676-1376

WAYPOINT YACHT SERVICES
Marcus
Marcus Santana
Marcus.Santana@waypointyacht.com
www.waypointyacht.com
Cellphone+507 6427-8099

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Panama Canala Layout updated

 

DETAILS

FEES ↴


FEES :
( Budget ~$  3000 for yachts under 65 feet )

+ Transit tolls
+ Transit inspection
+ Transit Security fee
+ Canal EDCS
+ Fenders & lines rental
+ Bank charges
+ Agent service Fee
+ Line handlers
– Panama Posse members discount

For an itemized quote please email Erick info@centenarioconsulting.com

 

REQUIRED INFO ↴

Have you transit before and Sin number:

> Name of Yacht:

> ITC Length:

> ITC Beam:

> Draft:

> Gross Tonnage:

> Nett Tonnage:

> VHF Call sign/letters:

> Registration number/Country/expiration date:

> Speed:

> Hull Color:

> Type of sailing boat:

> Hull material:

> Email:

> Last ten ports (10) with estimate departure date:

> next port after Panama:

> Boat builder Name / Country / Year:

> How many engines / Brand / Horse Power:

> Serial number of each:

> Hull number:

> Type of hull:

> Number of propellers:

> Type of propeller rotation:

> Owners address and telephone:

> Captain: name: date of birth: nationality: passport no.

> Crew on board date of birth nationality passport no:

 

 

WARNING !!!

09° 21 33.56' N 079° 56.1133' W

Two boats have reported running aground in the area near Shelter Bay Marina, despite charted depths over 4m

(reported depths under 2m). In each case their advisor directed them over the shallows. Caution advised!

 

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