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Anyone know of a boat sailing from Panama to Colombia

We are in Santiago, just outside Panama city, and trying to organise crossing over to Colombia with our bike. Girag is a total rip off, they are now asking for $900 (cash only), plus about 350 each for our own flights! Checking about boats at the moment but the earliest seems to be the 18Sep (according to people at Wunderbar Hostel). Is anyone down here in the same situation? Also have check Metacomet sailing website but not sailing until the 28Sep. Maybe if other bikes were around we could organise or charter an earlier sailing?

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Send an email to Peter(aka Bruce) of the Golden Eagle zcnz4@sailmail.com

He is the skipper, great boat, and if you deal direct with him, things are better all around.

I don't know when he sails next, but it is an easy ask.

He can access email via Sea phone, but not web pages.

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Thanks TS, will check this out.
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darien gap

hey I just cross 3 months ago with Guido ,from wonderbar hostel ,payd 400 for the bike and 385 for ppl
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hey I just cross 3 months ago with Guido ,from wonderbar hostel ,payd 400 for the bike and 385 for ppl
More details please, what was the trip like ? Any pictures ?

location of Wonderbar Hostel ?
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This looks great. Backpacker Hostel Wunderbar - Sailing Trips
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I am moving slowly (will be in Panama in January).
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Has anyone made a booking with any of the boats from the wunderbar list or any others for october. I aam in mexico and will be going across darian gap mid october and need as boat.
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We are in Santiago, just outside Panama city, and trying to organise crossing over to Colombia with our bike. Girag is a total rip off, they are now asking for $900 (cash only), plus about 350 each for our own flights! Checking about boats at the moment but the earliest seems to be the 18Sep (according to people at Wunderbar Hostel). Is anyone down here in the same situation? Also have check Metacomet sailing website but not sailing until the 28Sep. Maybe if other bikes were around we could organise or charter an earlier sailing?

Any suggestions greatly appreciated.

Trevor and Eva
Hi,
I did this trip just 3 months ago (BMW 1200GSA)...and I believe there is ONLY 1 boat worthy of the crossing and that is called 'Stahlratte' Captains name is Ludvig phone Panama 507 60181613. The Luna's Castle hostal, Panama ( also Great hostal)can set it up but be quick it gets full up quickly understandably.
good luck...Mark
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Has anyone made a booking with any of the boats from the wunderbar list or any others for october. I aam in mexico and will be going across darian gap mid october and need as boat.
Bill
The 'Stahlratte' IS the ONLY boat worthy of the trip ... I promise you . Ask Luna's Castle Hostal, Panama ,For details....Good luck..
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The starhlette is not sailing from panama for a while . I need something mid october
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