Cartagena, Colombia

Time to Go to Cartagena

Photo courtesy of Tourism Board of Cartagena

A spectacularly rich history that’s instantly recognizable by its colonial wall and fortress stronghold, both visible when approaching by sea, is just one reason to put Cartagena, Colombia, on your ‘must-visit’ destination bucket list. Other enticing reasons include location, below the …

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Destination Cartagena

Steeped in history, Cartagena, a vivacious metropolis, has shed its turbulent past and is fast becoming the jewel of the Caribbean.

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The Sandblasters

Google Earth can zoom you down from outer space to a thousand dream destinations. But you will only see a smudged bunch of isolated dots along the Caribbean coast of Panama. This area has always been hidden—A 100 mile-long string …

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The Colombia Coast Guard Wants You!

The yacht cruising world has discovered Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. This beautiful historic city, its friendly people, and its yacht facilities have become a desirable cruising port-of-call in the Caribbean. The most noticeable calling card is the tranquil lifestyle of …

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The hard 400-mile slog west from Aruba to Colombia, usually en route to Panama, makes the port of Cartagena a welcome landfall in any circumstances. But as increasing numbers of cruisers are finding, this historic Spanish Colonial city is an …

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Yacht Club of the Month: Club Nautico Cartagena

Yacht Club of the Month – Club Nautico Cartagena Club Nautico Cartagena, the marina, was founded over 20 years ago by Candelaria Trucco de Bennett and her Australian husband, Norman Bennett. Although few (adventurous) cruisers visited Cartagena at the time, …

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