It was already dark as we slowly moved through the
lock. The catamaran rafts were controlled by central skipper using
the dual engines, whereas the monohull rafts had to have two people
synchronizing engines which was more of a challenge for them.
Each boat had an "advisor" to offer guidance.
The advisors are canal employees who do it in their spare time. Our
advisor was a lawyer working on the canal who was saving up for his
retirement. He showed us pictures of his recent holiday in London
Gatun lake is probably a really nice place most
times, but unfortunately right now they are working 24/7 on a third set of
locks. There is a steady stream of dumper trucks along the shore
close to where we are anchored for the night. We probably won't get