Union Island, Grenadines

Boat Bottom Paint Blister Blues

Applying the second coat of Tough Stuff. Photo by Devi Sharp

We have owned Arctic Tern, an Island Packet 45, since December 2005 and have applied the antifouling paint on the bottom since the first haul out in the summer of 2006. I have always been lucky about getting advice from …

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Union Island News – Oct 07

From Heather Grant, Erika’s Marine Services, Union Island Hurricane Dean passed by the Grenadines in August.  Fortunately for us, its centre was not too close.  We had lots of rain and some abnormal wind patterns, but no severe damage.  As …

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Dancing for Rain on Union Island

On 24 May, Union Island witnessed the Maroon or Rain Dance once again, a three-part ritual related to a people’s cry to God to send them much needed rain.  The dry season, from January to May, can be long and …

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Union Island Regatta 2007

The Union Island Sailing Club hosted its first sailing regatta on April 7, 2007 at Anchorage Yacht Club beach in Union Island, St. Vincent & the Grenadines.  Although there have been many regattas in Union in past years, this is …

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News from the Grenadines – Mar 07

Tobago Cays Marine Park Opens The world famous Tobago Cays officially opened as the Tobago Cays Marine Park on 2 December, 2006.  The TCMP is located in the heart of the Grenadines islands, attached to the country of St. Vincent …

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