BENEFITS OF of joining the Panama Posse – Central American Rally
SAVE TIME – SAVE MONEY – and get the best and most up to date INFORMATION !

  1. Discounts in sponsorship marinas* with at least 10 % to as much as 50% off in over 70 MARINAS
    ->* as long as you do not have prior contracts or reservations in place and of course subject to a marina’s availability the longer you stay the more discount the marina may give you )
  2. Make better informed route and destination decisions, informed by those who are there now.
  3. Save time with quick access to hard to find information – how to check in and out – best practices and latest report from 400+ vessels who have been here before in the last 24 months
  4. Immediate access to information provided by experienced and actual vessels near your area with solution oriented participants
    no face book drama   – no armchair sailors -no know it all’s –  no endless morning nets – everyone in the posse is a  sensor for you and all are registered vessels
  5. Choose a peer vetted  service providers in remote ports – so you are not taken advantage of.
    Need mechanic / diver / electrician / rigger  that’s good – the Posse knows  after all  900 vessels have participated
    in the past seasons and we now know who to use !
  6. No crazy schedules to adhere to – go at your own pace – when the weather is right for you
  7. Free Membership access to our ever updating online cruising guide with 550+ vetted anchorages and detailed clearing in and out procedures – no need to buy  expensive cruising guides
  8. FREE Tracking – easy fleet tracking via predict wind ( free )  using automatic methods and manual tracking so you know where others in the Posse are before you even arrive.
  9. 24/7 live group chat tool ( which works on ANDROID and iOS PC AND MAC
  10. Weekly live group calls on Monday @ 16:00 UTC  to go over weather logistics and anything else you wish to know about
  11. Dedicated Panama Canal Agent with real fenders and discount on his fees ( this alone covers a lot of your entry fee )
  12. Savings at certain chandleries and service providers
  13. 20% off Predict Wind Pro account
  14. WESTMARINE PRO Group DISCOUNT 5 – 25 % off
  15. Unrivaled camaraderie – make friends of a lifetime – make history
  16. RELATED INFO via email fleet updates and access to prior fleet updates
  17. We operate under international maritime law between Nov and May and under the premise
    “your vessel your crew your responsibility your schedule” so no-one will tell you what to do
    we do ask of you to be kind and courteous to each other and help and document any findings
  18. Impromptu gatherings with fellow participants  ( 2 Panama Posse boats instantly make a Panama Posse Paaarty )
  19. Occasional seminars in San Diego, Puerto Vallarta and Barra de Navidad, MX – we’ll make them available online  afterwards
  20. If you don’t want to sail   from Panama to the Pacific North West we now have a partnership with SevenStar Yacht Transport so you
    can ship your vessel back to Ensenada, MX or Victoria, BC with a discounted rate saving you $$$$ .
  21. We respect your privacy and do not track you – nor publish details of crew and vessel locations,
    but you will be able to make contact with other vessels once you sign up
  22. FREE Charts we got both printable chartlets
  23. Panama Posse generated zoomable satellite chart lets generated for you to use with Ppencpn ( 160 Gigs or so )
  24. Pro Discounts at Hertz Mexico and Home Depot Mexico
  25. 15 % discount at San Diego Marine Exchange >>Watch this video for highlights
  26. Discounts at BOTHOWTO
  27. 30% off Shaft Shark


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the Howler monkeys howl

ancient ruins of the Aztecs and Mayan civilizations lie

where the oceans connect

many national parks are plentyful

the volcanoes blow up

the Sandinistas and Contras clashed