s/v Sunshine

The Cruising Adventures of the Thoreson Family

14 July 2009
08 July 2009 | Shelter Bay Marina, Panama
13 June 2009 | Shelter Bay Marina, Panama- still
06 June 2009 | Empire, MI/ SB Marina, Panama
15 May 2009 | Shelter Bay Marina, Panama
15 April 2009 | Shelter Bay Marina, Panama
14 April 2009 | Shelter Bay Marina, Panama
12 April 2009 | Carribean, North of Panama
11 April 2009 | Carribean, North of Panama
10 April 2009 | Shelter Bay Marina, Panama
10 April 2009 | 9.3691,-79.9503
10 April 2009 | 9.3797,-79.9345
09 April 2009 | Lake Gatun, Panama
09 April 2009 | 9.3442,-79.9075
09 April 2009 | 9.2718,-79.9234
08 April 2009 | Panama Canal
08 April 2009 | 9.2176,-79.8913
08 April 2009 | 9.0159,-79.6118
08 April 2009 | 8.905,-79.5307
07 April 2009 | Playita Anchorage Panama City

More Work

01 April 2009 | Isla Taboga
Amy/ beautiful
Wed. April 1st
Halleluhia!!! Diesel is running! I won't bore you w/ my cleaning details, but each day I spend hours wiping down walls, cupboards, etc. w/ bleach water. I also sanded down the areas I epoxied & fiberglassed the other day & then put 2 coats of primer on them & also on several other areas that Jim had down on our original voyage last year. I kept hearing in my head a friend's catch phrase who's in my BNI networking group, Rob Banks from Able Painting in Traverse City, "quality, cleanliness, integrity- garaunted." I'm sure Rob would have done a much better job than I did! Maybe he'll help us do some of the other painting needed once we get to MI, & we'll take him & his wife out for a sunset dinner cruise! She actually is starting to look nice! We'll beach Sunshine tomorrow, scrape her bottom, Jim has a new bigger prop to put on, & also put in the new transducer for the depth sounder. Big day tomorrow! And then we'll move over to the Playita anchorage Friday morning & prepare to go through the canal!
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Vessel Name: Sunshine
Vessel Make/Model: 45' Ed Horstman Tristar Trimaran
Hailing Port: Traverse City, MI
Crew: Jim, Amy, Bridget, Micah, & Jenaya
About:
We have been married almost 19 years, Bridget is now 14, Micah is almost 8, Jenaya is 5. We have a strong Christian/Catholic Faith, love spending time together & exploring this beautiful World. [...]
Extra:
We purchased Sunshine in Feb. '07. She was in Bahia del Sol, El Salvador. We flew down in Nov. '07, spent 4 months getting her ready, building a new, larger dinghy, enjoying El Salvador & the friends we made. We then took the next 2 1/2 months sailing from there to Panama City. Now the next leg [...]
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The Thoreson Crew

Who: Jim, Amy, Bridget, Micah, & Jenaya
Port: Traverse City, MI