Gary Brown

Gary E. Brown is the Editorial Director of All At Sea Caribbean. He is a presenter on Island 92, 91.9 FM, St. Maarten, and the author of the thriller/sailing adventure Caribbean High. For more information, visit: garyebrown.net

Docking Lights Deliver Up To 2,000 Lumens

E600 Flush Mount Docking Light (above) and E610 Surface Mount Docking Light

When bright illumination is needed, TecNiq delivers with its new E600 and E610 docking lights. Ideal for boats, RVs, trailers and EMS vehicles, they’re available as flush or surface-mount, with up to 2,000 lumens of brilliant white light. TecNiq’s docking …

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What’s That Pong?

Boats with marine heads will eventually begin to smell funky. Sometimes all it takes to remedy it is some simple maintenance, other times it’s a DIY repair. Either way, Raritan Engineering has boat owners covered. They offer two easy-to-use, safe …

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Deck Plate Bags Create Secret Storage

The most secure spot on a boat is the space that a thief doesn’t know exists. Stow-Away Deck Plates with Bags from Beckson Marine provide hidden storage under a watertight deck plate, whether for concealing small valuables or in which …

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Laser Sailors Mark Your Calendars!

Competitor and organizer of the St. Martin Laser Championship Frits Bus

The annual Open Caribbean Laser Championship will take place in St. Martin’s Baie Orientale (Orient Bay), over the weekend of June 23 – 25. Backed by longtime sponsor Island Water World, organizers say they are expecting representatives from many Caribbean …

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Rough Seas Hamper Budget Marine Wahoo Tournament

The Budget Marine and Trinidad and Tobago Game Fishing Association Wahoo Blowout held March 11-12 out of the Trinidad and Tobago Yacht Club, Bayshore, had more to contend with than just fish. The Tournament comprised two days fishing with 66 …

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Island Water World Celebrate 50th Anniversary 

Island Water World celebrates 50 years in business (from left): managing director Sean Kennelly, group general manager Birgit Röthel and Jaime Tyree with members of the company’s founding family; Bert Dickerson, Chet Dickerson, Sally Dickerson and Jim Dickerson (sitting). Photo Gary Brown/OceanMedia

A large crowd gathered at Island Water World’s flagship store in Cole Bay, St. Maarten in March to celebrate the marine store’s 50th Anniversary. Drinks flowed, speeches were made and a dazzling fireworks display lit the night sky. Many members …

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Shark Boats in Hot Pursuit

Metal Shark 36 Fearless built for the Puerto Rico Police Department

Nautical law enforcement professionals in the Caribbean now have new tools to fight illegal activities such as piracy, drug running and immigrant smuggling at sea. That is, vessels built by Jeanerette, Louisiana-based Metal Shark Boats that can intercept vessels at …

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Pan Pepín International Dinghy Regatta

Osvaldo E De Leon Lebrón takes an early bath. Photo: Pastrana Manuel Josue

Seamanship, sportsmanship and dogged perseverance were all on display at the Pan Pepín International Dinghy Regatta, hosted out of Club Nautico de San Juan, Puerto Rico in early February. Ninety-four sailors from Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, British Virgin …

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Convenient Holding Clips Help Declutter Boats

holding clips

Organizing and safely storing the various accessories a boat owner needs, especially while underway, can present a challenge. Clipper and Clipmate Holding Clips from Beckson Marine secure a range of common tools and equipment, reducing clutter yet keeping them accessible. …

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Power Dolly Simplifies Trailer Maneuvering

Power Dolly

Even a small, lightweight boat trailer can be tricky to maneuver, especially in spots too tight for both it and the tow vehicle. The Parkit360 Force 5K power dolly is perfect for these situations. It provides the muscle to effortlessly …

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For Blue Water, a Man-Overboard Alarm is a Must

Man-overboard alarm

Blue water cruisers, sailors and mega yacht deckhands understand the seriousness of a man-overboard situation. When every second matters, the key to a successful recovery is a quick response by crew. Emerald Marine Products’ ALERT418™ Man-Overboard Alarm System is a …

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