Adventures of the Yacht Warbird

Our time is set for the transit of the Panama Canal! We will begin the trip early tomorrow morning. At the bottom of this post is a tentative schedule for the...

Here is a local monkey flying tree to tree outside of the Shelter Bay Marina.

Today the crew spent a few hours making sure all of Warbird’s inventory of dive gear is ready for some heavy use in the Galapagos. Once in the out islands it’s...

In preparation for the canal transit the crew inflated all of our fenders that will be used to protect Warbird in the canal locks.

Here is a short clip of maintenance being performed on the Alpha Laval aboard Warbird.

Today we completed the first portion off our trip. After 168 hours of continuous cruising, we reached our first destination in Colon Panama. Warbird pulled into Shelter Bay Marine this morning...

Leg one complete!! Next phase is the Panama Canal transit!!!

By Captain John During long trips spanning multiple days at sea the boat has to be manned 24 hours a day. The crew take shifts in the pilothouse on “watch.” While...

“Second class don’t turn me on at all…” These are the words from a popular country song by Loretta Lynn, released in 1979. I am going to use these words to express...

We just crossed 1000 Nautical miles this morning. The boat has performed perfectly. We are smack in the middle of the Columbia Basin portion of the Caribbean Sea. This position places...