TRANSITING THE PANAMA CANAL

TOP LEFT - INSPECTION & CERTIFICATION BY AN AGENT

LEFT - NANCY AND DAVE AFTER THEY HAVE PASSED INSPECTION & HAVE A TRANSIT DATE

TOP RIGHT - DAVE IN HIS MANY PREPARATIONS

BELOW - A VISIT TO THE TOURIST CENTER AT THE CANAL TO MAKE SURE WE KNOW WHAT'S GOING ON

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WE ENTERED THE FIRST THREE LOCKS AT NIGHT - AMAZING !!!!             AFTER WE HAD ANCHORED AT GATUN LAKE, BETWEEN THE TWO

                                                                                                                        OCEANS, WE HAD A SURPRISE B'DAY PARTY FOR DAVID

DOWNLOCKIING - GOING FROM LAKE GATUN DOWN THREE LOCKS            LEAVING LOCK FIVE TO GO INTO THE FINAL CHAMBER

TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN.  THESE VESSELS WERE BEHIND US

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LEAVING THE SECOND LOCK TO GO INTO THE THIRD LOCK                      LEAVING THE THIRD LOCK AT MIRA FLORES TO HEAD TO THE

                                                                                                                         PACIFIC OCEAN

OUR CREW - PETER, TESSA AND FOXY                                                  ARRIVING AT BALBOA YACHT CLUB ANCHORAGE - JUST BEYOND THE

                                                                                                             BRIDGE OF THE AMERICAS CONNECTING N & S AMERICA - WE MADE IT11

The crew - small