Gone with the Winds | Grenada to Panama

$2190/£1620
Feb 9 –  17, 2018

Depart: Prickly Bay, Grenada
Arrive: Colon, Panama
Length: 11 days, 10 nights
Focus: Adventure Sailing, Science

Early Bird Price: $1752/£1298 for 1st 4 places

ENQUIRE

Join the crew of Sea Dragon for a ripping fast downwind sail to Panama. We’ll have days and nights of fast Tradewind surfing, and big seas before arriving at the Atlantic terminus of the Panama Canal, Colon. You’ll learn basics of sail trim, safe downwind sail handling in strong wind, and helming techniques in waves, as well as basics of navigation and seamanship.

If you’re interested, you can stay aboard and transit the Panama Canal, one of the wonders of the modern world, the combined cost for doing so:

Trip Price; $2532/£1880 – Discount applied

Early Bird Price; $2127/£1573 – Discount applied

 

This trip can count as a qualifying RYA Ocean Yachtmaster passage – contact us to discuss!

Eric Loss – Skipper

Eric has been sailing competitively since his time as a young mariner and in 2011 he sailed around the world single-handed and told his story in Loss at Sea.

Eric has been Captain on board Sea Dragon since January 2013 and he loves to facilitate the understanding of and connection to the sea for all of those who come on board.

Shanley McEntee – First Mate

Shanley has been all over the world and covered over 40,000 miles on all different types of sailing yachts and loves to do everything from scuba diving to surfing to swimming.

With a degree in Environmental Policy and Marine Science, Shanley continues to explore the world and the different issues mother earth faces. She’s full-time with Sea Dragon as First Mate since January of 2013.

February 9: Crew join Sea Dragon in Prickly Bay, Grenada, at 1600 – swimming, dinner, safety briefings, intros, move in

February 10: Depart for Panama

February 11-15: Underway to Panama

February 16: Arrive Shelter Bay, Panama, clear customs, and Immigration, maybe go for a swim in the pool?

December 17: Crew can depart by 0900

Contribution Includes:
– 10 nights accommodation on Sea Dragon
– All meals, snacks and drinks on board
– Sailing Instruction
– Safety equipment and foul weather gear

Contribution does not include:
– Transportation to and from Grenada and Panama
– Transportation to and from the boat
– Additional nights spent ashore
– Personal expenses while in port or onshore

Kit: Tropical/Temperate

All crew members will require a passport and visas from their home country that will allow them to travel to/ from Grenada and Panama. Please look into the specific type of visa you need for arriving at these destinations by sea: www.travel.state.gov/visa.