World ARC prepare for Panama Canal transits. 28/01/2015
After enjoying the calm serenity of San Blas the World ARC fleet are making their way towards Shelter Bay Marina in preparation for the upcoming Panama Canal transits. Shelter Bay Marina is located on the Caribbean side of the Panama Canal and will be home to the fleet for the next few days as they enjoy the natural beauty, historical interest and diverse cultural experience of Panama. Seven yachts have already arrived to take advantage of the excellent facilities here, with the remainder of the fleet expected to arrive later today and tomorrow.The Panama Canal joins the Atlantic and Caribbean seas to the Pacific Ocean, and for cruising sailors represents a major milestone in their circumnavigations. The fleet will be split into two transit groups with the first group commencing their... Click here for more info..