The Sailing Adventures of Lea Scotia

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Lea Scotia Northbound!?

Posted on: Wednesday, June 17th, 2009 in: Trip Logs

After getting chased out of our anchorage by the park rangers, we headed for Bahia Honda. It was a short run from the islands to mainland Panama, and we traversed it in a rain squall. It rained hard all day but thankfully let up as we approached our chosen anchorage. Before we even had deployed […]

Life in Panama

Posted on: Friday, June 12th, 2009 in: Trip Logs

Did I mention that we’re having a great time in Panama? Yeah, it’s been pretty amazing. It all started two weeks ago, when, upon our approach to Isla Parida, we were hailed by Kamaya, a 50-foot Stevens cutter we’d first met coming down the coast of Baja California. We’ve since met them a few times […]

Farewell Costa Rica

Posted on: Saturday, June 6th, 2009 in: Trip Logs

Last Saturday night we departed Costa Rica and entered Panama. With 80 miles ahead of us we decided an overnight passage was the best option. We departed Golfito just as the sun was setting and the rain was starting. In the first hour of our journey we dodged a large thunder storm with the requisite […]