This boat is surrounded by a fascinating history. Long before transporting tourists across the Panama Canal, it was designed as a luxury mega yacht for Boston millionaires. It was Built by Lawley & Sons.
All in wood, was built in the shipyards of the East Coast of the United States, and began sailing in 1912 with the name Santana. It had five luxury bedrooms, a lavish dining room, a library and was home to a crew of seven sailors. Among its owners was a very special one, the most famous gangster in history, the legendary Al Capone.
It arrived in Panama in 1960 and served as a hotel ship anchored off Piñas Bay during the construction of the Tropic Star Lodge, the world famous sport fishing resort.
Enjoy the wonderful experience of sailing in a historical ship through magical scenarios between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, crossing the Panama Canal. Be part of nearly a century of the history of the seas!