I have started my research about the San Blas Islands and transiting the
First, the fee for transit is now $1,000 US. The days when “little boats” could transit for a couple of hundred dollars are long gone. But what is more troubling is the web feedback. It can be summarized as follows:
- Crime is rampant both on land and on the water
- You don’t want to cruise without the company of other boats
- The marinas are very expensive
- The marinas are dirty, unfriendly, and in general undesirable.
- The weather is terrible
Reading the web feedback one wonders why anyone would choose to go to the San Blas or
More research to follow.
Fair winds and following seas.