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| Feadship | 78.20M |"VENUS" | 2012 |

Discussion in 'Feadship Yacht' started by Rene GER, Oct 28, 2012.

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  1. discokachina

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  2. Jack Eisenbahn

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    I'm willing to speculate she is headed towards the SFO bay area.
    We should know in the next few days but I am really hoping someone will get some good pics while she's passing under the Golden Gate Bridge !;)
  3. Yacht News

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    Sillicon Valley ;)
  4. discokachina

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    Maybe she will make a little pitstop at the fancy Los Suenos resort in Costa Rica........ and do some fishing.......hahahah
  6. Old Phart

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  7. Jack Eisenbahn

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    Right now she's approaching Gatun Locks...
    I can see her on the Hi-def webcam...
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    Very nice to see! Pity their cams were installed in say 1996...
    Or were they up to date prior to the lighting strikes?
  9. Jack Eisenbahn

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    According to Marine Traffic she's now heading to La Paz Mexico.
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    Wow!

    She's through the Creek already?

    It usually takes 8 - 10 hours. :D
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    Hi,

    According to the time stamp on my version of YF the post saying they were approaching Gatun Locks and yours the difference is 8 hrs 1 minute
  12. Jack Eisenbahn

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    Could it be that with a few more $$ one could buy a "slot" and get ahead of the pack?
    Never been through the Canal, just wondering.
    A this time she's heading to 133° at 14.6 knots.
    Yep, she's moving all right!:cool:
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    Hi,

    Last time I was through there shallow draft vessels could take a shortcut through the Gatun Lake thereby shaving time off the transit.
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    Looks like the explanation....and one to remember when we eventually will get there ourselves..;)
    Right now she's steaming @ 17 knts East of Taboga and Urabe Islands!!
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    Banana channel

    we used to take the banana channel in Gatun lake, stop and swim for a couple hours. The boat was still assignd a slot, but there was time before the ship you shared the lock with caught up. This was a 155' with 11' draft.
  16. Old Phart

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    True.

    Very true.

    Also very true is the time stamp difference between post numbers 227 and 229 - 57 minutes. :D

    Jack's post # 229 could easily be inferred to mean Venus had navigated the Creek and was headed North to La Paz.

    Here's a snapshot of my Desktop (delete if not allowed).

    Venus Exits Miraflores TimeStamp.JPG
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    Speeding in the locks perhaps :)
  18. Jack Eisenbahn

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    I was merely relaying the info contained in the tag for the vessel, which indicated a destination of "La Paz", not implying she was *there* already!

    At this point she's doing about 17 knots, practically due West and will soon pass south of Golfito, Costra Rica.

    Hopefully we will have someone able to catch her in a couiple of good pictures when she gets to SFO...
    ;)
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    After spending the last 2 months around La Paz, she's back at the Pacific anchorage in Panama.
    Looks like she could be heading to the Caribbeans?
  20. Old Phart

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    Not really.

    Passing the keys, she did a turn and burn (25 knots +/-).