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11-30-2011 11:05 AM
dabnis Land,

It would be interesting to know how this all turns out. Let us know, other's adventures can always be educational.

11-29-2011 11:47 PM
fiatracer163 Why not swim?
11-28-2011 11:03 PM
JedNeck My guess on the passport is he owes over $2500 in back child support. Washington state doesn't play with CS. Holding Passports is pretty common. Though I have a hard time believing anyone would flee the country over two months CS.
11-28-2011 09:55 PM
Landlubbing Girlfriend I have to admit you sailors are quite funny!

Touche to SawingKnots.
11-28-2011 07:59 PM
Originally Posted by flyingwelshman View Post
Yea but does it have cannons
11-28-2011 02:56 PM
Think outside the 'box'.

11-28-2011 02:40 PM
Originally Posted by jackdale View Post

And you will need them to clear customs and immigration Florida.
Unless your boat has canon. Then you can just lay siege to the Panama Canal Authority with your bow chaser until they agree to lower the the locks...erm...let you through.
11-28-2011 01:57 PM
sawingknots ah i see,you prefer fast boats with a big cannon[s]hmmmmm
11-28-2011 11:12 AM
Sea travelers entering Panama must have a valid U.S. passport.
If you are piloting a private craft or plane, then you need to have a pre-stamped visa from a Panamanian Embassy or consulate, as do persons crossing into Panama by land. U.S. citizens piloting private craft through the canal should contact the Panama Canal Authority at (011) 507-272-4567, (011) 507-272-4200, (011) 507-272-1111 or consult the Canal Authority web site to make an appointment.

And you will need them to clear customs and immigration in Florida.
11-28-2011 11:02 AM
dabnis Land,

Sounds like a fairly hefty boat. If he made it to California he has the tough part behind him unless he is in Crescent City or Eureka which still leaves some rough ocean ahead of him. Generally speaking, from about the first of November to about the middle of May is the roughest time along the Pacific coast. Good call not to go with him. Speed boats? After many years of running in fast fishing boats in ocean waters my wife is now 2 inches shorter and has a bad back. I guess all forms of fun have a price? Good luck to you.

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