Mintaka San Blas Sailing Itinerary

Mintaka San Blas Sailing Itinerary

This is a typical itinerary of a 5 day all inclusive San Blas with Mintaka. However it serves as a good example for any of the trips. The main differences are that Mintaka and Quest both departs/arrives from Portobelo, while Santana and Sophia VI departs/arrives from Porvenir in San Blas. For Santana & Sophia VI Passport arrangements is done on the …

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Sail Panama to Colombia

Sail Panama to Colombia

General Information – Sail Panama to Colombia The sailboat trips last a total of 5 days. You will spend three days sailing the San Blas Islands and a two day sail Panama to Colombia. Some may finish the sailing trip on the evening of the fifth day, while others finish on the morning of the sixth day. This depends on …

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Sailing the San Blas Archipelago

Sailing the San Blas Archipelago

Sailing between tiny Caribbean islands on a private sailboat is literary a wet dream for many travelers. The Panama-Colombian Sailboats is a truly great opportunity to live out this dream for a fair price while doing the anyway necessary task of getting transport between Colombia and Panama. For the same price as an airfare, you get a 5 day all …

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Safe Booking and Happy Traveling

Safe Booking and Happy Traveling

We are dedicated to giving you the best possible experience, from buying your tickets, through San Blas Islands and all the way to your final destination. Online Security and Service Excellence We strive to be available and provide prompt and excellent customer service. Our web page is encrypted with https SSL certificate and we follow very strict security measures to …

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Santana GPS Position

Santana GPS Position

Embedding failed because inline frames are not supported by your browser or the web server. Here you and your family can track the progress of Santana’s cruise online and in real time. Be aware that the captain pushes the GPS tracking button manually at uneven intervals. So, there might be a few hours between two-way point. This is normal and …

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The windy season in Colombia and Panama

The windy season in Colombia and Panama

The windy season in Colombia and Panama normally starts around mid-December and lasts until April. This period is characteristic for its complete lack of rain and therefore is also called the dry season. In the windy season there is an almost constant strong wind blowing from the North Eastern direction. In the windy season you will experience calm mornings and …

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Panama Ports of Departure

Panama Ports of Departure

Here is a small “how to get to”-guide to the various ports of departure in Panama used by our sailboats. Carti & Porvenir Most of the San Blas sailboats leave from San Blas it self, either from Carti or Porvenir. Carti is the rustic mainland port of San Blas. Every morning the port is busy with supplies that are being …

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Amazing Race Norway Winners on Santana

Amazing Race Norway Winners on Santana

Morten and his brother Truls won in 2012 the first season of Amazing Race Norway. After visiting India, Dubai, Thailand, Vietnam, Australia, China, Norway and Kazakhstan Morten and Truls could drive out in their brand new Subaru XV each and a cash price. In January 2013 Morten was traveling around Colombia and Panama and of course he chose to sail …

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The San Blas Sailing Cruise

Are you considering to do the San Blas Sailing Cruise? Maybe this can help you make up your mind. San Blas islands can offer you deserted Caribbean islands seen only in photos. You can explore the islands by canoe, walk their pure white beaches and have a fresh drink from a wild coconut. You can snorkel the reefs and see …

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5 tricks to prevent Seasickness

5 tricks to prevent Seasickness

Symptoms of seasickness or motion sickness are nausea, dizziness and/or vomiting. Many travelers ask us about tricks to prevent seasickness. Fortunately there are many good measures you can take that usually work well. 1. Medicine Both in Panama and Colombia you can buy motion sickness medicine that will help a lot. In Colombia it is called Mareol and Viajesan in …

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