The Adventure Begins

22 May 2011 | Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
20 May 2011 | Chacala Bay, Mexico
19 May 2011 | Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
14 May 2011 | Ipala Bay, Mexico
13 May 2011 | Chamela Bay, Mexico
12 May 2011 | Tenacatita Bay, Mexico
11 May 2011 | Manzanillo, Mexico
06 May 2011 | Caleta de Campos, Mexico
05 May 2011 | Zihuatanejo, Mexico
25 April 2011 | Mexico
20 April 2011 | Mexico
16 April 2011 | Guatemala
13 April 2011 | Nicaragua
09 April 2011 | Nicaragua
02 April 2011 | Costa Rica
01 April 2011 | Costa Rica
30 March 2011 | Costa Rica
29 March 2011 | Costa Rica
28 March 2011 | Costa Rica
23 March 2011 | Costa Rica

Cabo San Lucas

22 May 2011 | Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Chacala Bay

20 May 2011 | Chacala Bay, Mexico

Paradise Village

19 May 2011 | Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Ipala Bay

14 May 2011 | Ipala Bay, Mexico

Chamela Bay

13 May 2011 | Chamela Bay, Mexico

Tenacatita Bay

12 May 2011 | Tenacatita Bay, Mexico

Vessel Name: Four Points
Vessel Make/Model: C&C Landfall 43
Hailing Port: San Diego
Crew: Brian & Nancy McCluskey
About:
Nancy & I have been planning to go sailing for years. We are not ready to retire but decided to take this trip before we get to old. Sailing takes a lot of energy and commitment so we didnít want to wait until we canít physically handle the trip. [...]
Four Points's Photos - Panama
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Heading under Bridge of Americas to first set of locks, Miraflores
George(red shirt)  first advisor and Fransico taking seat while heading to first set of locks, Miraflores
Cheryl resting while we head to locks opening
Advisor George checking on Francisco
Double locks doors closing
Pedro Miguel Locks
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Gathering lines until we reach next set of locks
This is the freight ship that is going with us in the locks. Yikes!
We are following behind this freight ship to the locks
 Getting rafted up with s/v Java Moon
Traveling as two nested together towards locks opening
Inside Miraflores locks
Heading our of locks towards Gatun lake
Beating into 20 knots of wind at our nose for 28 miles across Gatun Lake towards Gatun Locks
Gatun Lake...very large lake we had to cross after Pacific locks heading towards the Atlantic Locks
Islands in middle of Gatun Lake
Heading to mooring area in Gatun Lake
S/V Java Moon on mooring buoy across from us in Gatun Lake
David & Cheryl, stern line handlers  waiting for Lock Doors to close
Locks with full water capacity and Four Points at top of first set of
Waiting for freight ship to start his engine to move out of  first set locks
Francisco, bow line handler, catching "monkey fist" for bow line
Nested together with s/v Java Moon, moving forward to Miraflores Locks
Entering Miraflores Locks
Approaching Miraflores Locks
Moored at the entrance of the Panama Canal
David & Brian taking it easy
Afternoon Delight
Bridge of Americas, Balboa Yacht Club
Flemenco Yacht Club
Low Tide at Marina (20 foot tides!)
High Tide at Marina
Four Points in a slip at Flemenco Marina, Panama
Panama City
Four Points anchored at Contadora, Perlas Islands
Sunset at Perlas Islands (aka Pearl Islands)
Anchored off Punta Galeon Resort
Beach at Contadora Island
Punta Galeon Resort, Contadora Island
Anchored off of backside of Contadora Island
 
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Who: Brian & Nancy McCluskey
Port: San Diego