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Brazil

Harbor Pilot for the Day in Suape

We choose to come into Recife for our Brazilian stop because our friends Hans and Karina lived there and were keen to welcome us to their hometown. Hans works as a ship pilot in the ports of Recife and Suape. He invited us to tag along with him on two maneuvers in the port of…

Panama

Sailing the Panama Canal

Sailing the Panama Canal is one of the most amazing experiences of our trip.  It is expensive to get your boat through, but getting to see the Panama Canal up close and personal is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and sure as heck beats sailing the long way around.  You don’t have to have a boat to…