Panama City Pirates (Sailing La Vagabonde) Ep. 37

After we transit the Panama Canal, we spent a week or so moored in Panama City. It’s a busy channel, which meant La Vagabonde was constantly copping the wakes of all the traffic. She was also out most nights and not coming back to the mooring ball until 5am… and was constantly complaining of a hangover. We also made the …

Sic transit gloria mundi (Sailing La Vagabonde) Ep. 36

Yeehah! We rafted up with our assigned partner yacht and motored to our first set of locks of the Panama Canal. We were so excited to finally experience what the canal is all about and how this man made wonder of the world works. We spent the night riding 3 locks UP, 26m in total. We then moored in the …

Transiting the Panama Canal (Sailing La Vagabonde)

Hey everyone! We sailed to Panama and prepared for our transit through the Panama Canal! We got stuck into the paper work with our agent Eric (whom we highly recommend) and we were soon scheduled to go through in just a few days time. We made the most of the convenience of being at a marina and did the biggest …

How to Freedive – (Sailing La Vagabonde)

How to freedive with Carlos Coste. Join us in this episode with Carlos, as he runs us through a freediving refresher course on the island of Bonaire. He shares some of his secrets in mastering certain skills of freediving and he will give any beginner an idea of where to start. Jump in and enjoy! For anyone who may be …

Sailing the San Blas Islands (Sailing La Vagabonde) Ep. 34

White sandy beaches, turquoise waters, enough palm trees and coconuts to shade and feed you for an entire life time… yes please! Sailing in the San Blas Islands is truly a dream. Sailors come here and stay year round as this sailing haven is also out of the hurricane belt. If anyone ever gets the chance to sail the San …