Sandy & Russ line handling for Net Result
Massive ships passing by us in the
Approaching the first of the Gatun locks.
Line handlers need to catch the monkey
fist the workers throw from shore.
Then tie our lines to it, and the workers at
the walls pull the lines ashore and secure
them to the bollards onshore.
The car carrier came in behind us...right
up tight. We looked up UNDER his bow.
Canal workers walk with lines as we pass
in to the last lock
This shows you how close we were to the
doors. Caribbean on the other side!
The doors opening to present the
caribbean to Net Result.
At the dock with our congratulatory T-
Approaching the triple Gatun locks
Going down tied against the wall is the
Line handlers use oars and boat hooks to
keep the boat off the sides of the wall
Russ showing how tough a job going down
See how long the line is over the wall.
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