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Old 11-05-2013, 13:29   #1
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Marina or facilities available in Panama to fix the bottom of a 72ft sailboat?

Hi,

Am new to the cruising community and would appreciate any advice.
Researching on places where I can get the bottom fibreglass hull fixed, any one has any suggestions? The boat is a 1950s model and about 76ft or less.

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Old 11-05-2013, 13:31   #2
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Re: Marina or facilities available in Panama to fix the bottom of a 72ft sailboat?

Shelter Bay in Cristobol (Colon) on the Caribbean side or Flemenco in Balboa on the Pacific side.
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Old 11-05-2013, 13:40   #3
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Re: Marina or facilities available in Panama to fix the bottom of a 72ft sailboat?

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Shelter Bay in Cristobol (Colon) on the Caribbean side or Flemenco in Balboa on the Pacific side.
awesome, thank you! I reckon it can accommodate bigger boats as well? I heard it cost about $2500 in Columbia, any idea what the estimate would be here?
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Re: Marina or facilities available in Panama to fix the bottom of a 72ft sailboat?

The dockmaster is John Halley

john@shelterbaymarina.com
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I'm pretty sure it would be cheaper in Colombia than in Panama--at least that is my experience. The Travelift at Shelter Bay is rated at up to 100 tons, 28-foot beam.
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Old 11-05-2013, 14:27   #6
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Thank you for your help! I will email to find out
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