Dominica

The Indian River Tour – Dominica

Indian River Tour Dominica: A gift from Martin. Photo by Monica Pisani

We arrived in Dominica and immediately fell in love with its luscious nature. Portsmouth was our second and last stop and it was there that we had the most magical experience with a tour of the Indian River. The Indian …

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Dominica the Island of 365 Rivers

Dominica, the Island of 365 Rivers:The anchorage, Portsmouth. Photo by Monica Pisani

Journey, our 42ft sloop, Captain Jonathan, and I, his loyal first mate, started our sailing adventure in December 2013 leaving from Florida. We sailed the Bahamas, Haiti, Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, as we made our way south, stopping at …

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New Moorings in Dominica

New Moorings in Dominica

The ‘Nature Island’ of Dominica will soon be even easier to visit by sea. A new mooring field in Portsmouth is almost 40% complete, and when finished in the next year, will offer over 100 moorings in Prince Rupert Bay …

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2015 Boatyard Round-Up. What’s New?

IMM Guadeloupe

Business at Caribbean boatyards booms during hurricane season. Here’s what’s new at a sampling of yards in both the Eastern and Western Caribbean. IMM, Guadeloupe People power is making this full-service yard in Pointe-A-Pitre an even bigger draw to owners …

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Dominica Needs HELP after Erika

Dominica Marine Association Logo

A message from Hubert Winston, President of the Dominica Marine Association…   On August 27th, 2015, the Commonwealth of Dominica, a small island of only 289 square miles in the Caribbean, was hit by Tropical Storm Erika, resulting in widespread …

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Free-to-Join NARC Departs Newport in November

NARC Rally to the Caribbean

The 16th annual “North American Rally to the Caribbean” (NARC), which is free for participants to join, departs November 1, 2015 (or best weather window near that date) from Newport R.I.  The NARC’s primary purpose is to encourage boats that …

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Sail Opportunities with Andy Schell

Sail with Andy Schell

For more info on all the passages and to contact Andy, visit 59-north.com/events or call Andy on 484-269-3358. Caribbean Adventure Sailing Come sailing with Andy in the Caribbean next winter! Serenity, a 43-foot classic Shannon ketch will be our home …

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Caribbean Boatyard Update

Subbase Drydock, St. Thomas

Fall is the time many Caribbean boaters put their yacht on the hard to get work done in the yard. Here is an update on what’s new in yards in the Caribbean.   PUERTO RICO “We cleaned out the entire …

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Caribbean Regatta Preview: April to October

Aruba Regatta. Photo: Eric Mijts

Regatta season doesn’t stop when the winter finishes. The spring, summer and fall all feature racing events that offer a mix of competition, camaraderie and celebration.   April 7-12 Oyster Regatta – Antigua 2014: Scheduled to follow the celebrations marking …

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Caribbean Boatyard Update

Antigua – Jolly Harbour

September is the Caribbean’s peak month for hurricanes. It’s also one of the busiest months for boatyards. Here is a sampling of ‘What’s New’ in yards throughout the region.

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Dominica: A Natural Hiking Destination

Dominica is an emerald gem of an island nestled between Guadeloupe and Martinique, in the Leeward Islands. This steep island is the youngest of the Caribbean Islands with several peaks over 4,000ft. Dominica’s greatest attractions are its pristine forests, waterfalls, …

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Shop Til You Drop

Years ago, when we sailed a small Antigua sloop, we frequented the island of Dominica where bananas ruled the country and the Geest Company was king.

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