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Community Spirit Shows During IGY’s ‘Inspire Giving Through You’ Projects in February

Boys and girls enrolled in the Marine Vocational Program (MVP)’s learn to swim classes at the St. Thomas Swimming Association’s (STSA) pool in Red Hook had a big surprise waiting for them on the last Saturday in February. The Sunday …

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

Spectacular Diving in the Turks & Caicos

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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Photo: Stephanie Wallwork www.aquatci.com

Whale Tales

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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Celebration Time (from left): Jared Fulton, Gerard (Smak) MacKinnon, Alec MacKinnon, Chris Osborne, Rory Osborne

Magic V Wins Caicos Classic

Finding the fish, having experienced crew to land the fish and enjoying a bit of good luck led Dieter Decker and his team aboard the 35ft Boston Whaler, Magic V, to successfully defend their champion title in the Caicos Classic …

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

Our Monster Wahoo

“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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Beautiful beaches are the entry point to fantastic watersports in the Turks & Caicos. Credit: IGY

Perfect Summer Cruising Destinations: Bimini & Providenciales

Forget the high tide of boats cruising north for the summer. Instead, cast off for the Lucayan Archipelago, also known as the island group comprising the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos. The lull in crowds during months, such as June, …

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Photo by Captain Warren East

Surprising Providenciales

If you crave remote, uncongested anchorages, abundant dive and snorkel sites, and insanely beautiful beaches with ocean vistas, then look no further than Turks and Caicos. My last visit to these beautiful islands was in 1998 when I cruised in …

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Golden Anchors are Gold Standard for Marina Excellence – IGY Earns Coveted 5 Gold Anchors for 5 Marinas

The Holy Grail for athletes is an Olympic medal, for actors and actresses it’s an Oscar and for journalists it’s a Pulitzer Prize. For marina operators, it is a Gold Anchor awarded by the Surry, UK-based The Yacht Harbour Association …

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Blue Haven Marina

Blue Haven Marina Awarded 5 Gold Anchors

BLUE HAVEN MARINA TURKS & CAICOS AWARDED COVETED 5 GOLD ANCHORS BY THE YACHT HARBOUR ASSOCIATION Blue Haven Marina in Turks & Caicos, part of the Blue Haven Resort, has been awarded 5 Gold Anchors, a prestigious and highly acclaimed accolade, …

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Magic V Wins 19th Annual Caicos Classic IGFA Billfish Release Tournament

Teamwork earned the anglers and crew aboard Magic V the Top Boat prize in the 19th Annual Caicos Classic IGFA Billfish Release Tournament. The event was hosted out of Blue Haven Marina and Resort, an Island Global Yachting (IGY) destination, …

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Entrance channel to Riding Rock Marina

Guide to San Salvador Island in the Bahamas

In May 2011, my crew and I sailed my Hunter 376 Nada Mas! out of Ponce, Puerto Rico bound for St. Petersburg, Florida as part of my relocation trip to start a new job in Tampa. As with every long voyage …

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Register now! The 19th Annual Caicos Classic IGFA Billfish Release Tournament will take place out of Blue Haven Marina and Resort, an Island Global Yachting (IGY) destination, in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos from July 3-7, 2014

Caicos Classic IGFA Billfish Release Tourney Set for July

Register now! The 19th Annual Caicos Classic IGFA Billfish Release Tournament will take place out of Blue Haven Marina and Resort, an Island Global Yachting (IGY) destination, in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos from July 3-7, 2014. Up for grabs? Entry …

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Blue Haven Resort and Marina to Host The Caicos Classic

Following on last year’s success of the Caicos Classic IGFA Billfish Release Tournament, Blue Haven Resort and Marina is proud to announce they are again the hosting marina for the thrilling annual event. As part of the Turks and Caicos …

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Adam Foster and Portia Mogal

NEW Fuel Stop between the Caribbean and Florida

Looking for a fuel stop between the Caribbean and Florida? Familiar faces at new Turks & Caicos marina The Blue Haven Resort and Marina on the northeastern tip of the island of Providenciales, Turks and Caicos is now open. Conveniently …

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Enable Passion team L to R: Dennis Gijsbers (kiter); Filippo van Hellenberg Hubar (founder and kiter), Max Blom (kiter), Ike Frans (kiter), Eric 'Pequeno' Little (kiter), Eric van Vuuren (boat captain), Arne Ostby (boat owner), Bram de Vos (sailor) Lying: Camilla Ringvold (kiter), Sophie Cohen (team doctor)

Blue Haven Resort & Marina: A Watersports Wonderland

If you’re looking for a watersports wonderland, then sail straight to the Blue Haven Marina, in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI). That’s just what a team of six kiteboarders did in December when they completed the first-ever non-stop kiteboard …

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Photo: Capt. Peter Bristow

Catch-and-Release Makes a Difference to Caribbean Billfish Stocks

Old-time black-and-white photos framed on the walls of fishing clubs throughout the Caribbean show anglers grinning broadly next to a huge dead marlin hung by its tail at a weigh-station. Today, this is a rare sight. Instead of boating big …

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NEWS: Blue Haven Marina Opens in Turks & Caicos

Blue Haven Opens in Turks & Caicos If you’re the type who enjoys world-class diving, deep-sea fishing, bone fishing, kite boarding, eco-kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, or just cruising amid crystalline waters and uninhabited cays, look no further than Blue Haven …

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Blue Haven Resort and Marina

Atlantic Kite Challenge to Arrive at Blue Haven Resort and Marina

Six international kiteboarders attempt the first ever non-stop 6,000km Atlantic Ocean Crossing departing from the Canary Islands in late November 2013 Christopher Columbus was alleged to have made first landfall in the Western world in 1492 on the shores of …

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Blue Haven Marina

Blue Haven Marina has just joined the IGY network

Ideally located in Providenciales in the Turks & Caicos Islands, Blue Haven Marina has just joined the IGY network. Slated to open in the summer of 2013 to yachts up to 180 feet and initially a max draft of 5.5, …

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Debaitable Wins 15th Annual Caicos Classic Release Tournament

The 15th annual Caicos Classic Release Tournament got off to a slow start but had an exciting finish as the 65-foot Viking, Debaitable, out of Palm Beach, Florida, released three blue marlin to win.

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