It is always an entertaining trip through the fleet of tankers moving in and out of the Panama Canal. It has been awhile being the small one in the harbor! We played a bit of Frogger at the breakwater but anchored up nicely in the Flats, just in time for a pilot change which meant some nice wakes for about two hours. The next morning we gave the marina a call on the VHF, set our time and was off to haul this old broad out. For a boat owner, especially one who has a 37 ton boat, hauling can be a nerve-racking exercise.
All went smoothly and it was the first time I have seen a yard move their boats from a travel lift to a trailer.
We assesed our new home for a month and then met some old friends who told us about the marina's happy hour. We had to take the time to prep ourselves for the work after all.