Transit the Panama Canal, Panama (Cruise

If you are interested in maritime engineering or iconic journeys, this should be high up your list of must-sails. This legendary canal is steeped with intrigue and blessed with ever-changing scenery.

As you pass through the locks at either side of Gatun Lake, you’re slowly rising to, and dropping from, 85 feet above sea level, avoiding the lengthy and treacherous alternative route via Cape Horn.