Katie Gutteridge

Caicos Conch: A Sustainable Resource?

Different types of conch. Photo Katie Gutteridge

In Turks and Caicos, the conch business is booming. Featured as one of the symbols on the Turks flag, with its own dedicated festival, it is even the inspiration behind the popular local fashion label Konk. Wandering the art galleries …

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Spectacular Diving in the Turks & Caicos

Spectacular Diving in the Turks & Caicos, photo by Aqua TCI

There are a few places in the world where diving and diving conditions fall into place so perfectly that the result is a spectacular underwater experience. The Maldives and The Great Barrier Reef are famous for having the balance just …

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Whale Tales

Photo: Stephanie Wallwork www.aquatci.com

Whales: The largest creatures ever to have lived on this planet; outgrowing and outliving dinosaurs and woolly mammoths. Growing up to 98-feet long, the colossal 190 tonne Blue Whale beats them all. Yet today whales stand alongside the growing number …

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Our Monster Wahoo

Battle fought and won – Katie (left) and friend Trish.

“It’s not a sail boat, it’s a fishing boat” is what I tell people when they peer inside our 34ft Gemini sailing catamaran Turks & Chaos. Fishing rods fill the space where light once poured through deadlights, while lures sit …

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