After 4 months with the boat growing mussels in the marina it was time to leave and haul out in Panama. Is is exciting and daunting at the same time, because the coast of Colombia can be dangerous at times due to current and wind.
I will be sailing 15 miles of the coast of Barranquilla where the sea can be very confused due to the river Magdalena where the current can be felt 10 miles offshore and debris and large tree logs are everywhere within 15 miles.
When fresh water enters the sea it displaces the salt water on the surface creating unusual currents.
Having two hulls give you a double the chance to hit something.
After 48 hours the seawall of the port of Colon was a welcoming sight and a promise of good sleep for the night.
This long wall was originally constructed from the rocks taken from the Fort at Portobello 6 miles away.