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Wars, Views and Backwards Forts

View of St George’s - The city on the hill. Photo Rosie Burr

Guarding the entrance to St George’s harbour, on the hill to the west of the capital city, is Fort George. It is the oldest standing fort in Grenada, originally named Fort Royal, it was built by the French in the …

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Suzuki in Grenada

Suzuki at North Yacht Shop, Grenada

North Yacht Shop Inc. has become the newest and exclusive dealer for Suzuki Marine outboards in Grenada. The store, located in Clarkes Court Boatyard & Marina, carries the latest models of 2 and 4 stroke outboards. “This new store represents …

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Island Water World Grenada Sailing Week

Spinnaker Racing Class Category 5 – hiking-out in flat water. Photograph Courtesy of Grenada Sailing Week

Fierce competition in a variety of conditions made for an outstanding Grenada Sailing Week. Hosted January 30th to February 4th out of both the Grenada Yacht Club in St. George’s and Secret Harbour Marina in Mount Hartman Bay. Sailors on …

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Spice Island Dune Buggies and River Rides

Spice Island

Sometimes you just need to get off your boat and get to know the island you are visiting. If you are looking for something a little different during your stay in Grenada, why not don a crash helmet and try …

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Budget Marine Spice Island Billfish Tournament

Day two and the boats head out at dawn. Photo: Gerard De Bruin

A new teaser system spelled success for the sport fisherman aboard the Bertram 31, Hard Play II. The Tobago-based team earned Top Boat at the 48th Budget Marine Spice Island Billfish Tournament, held January 21st to 25th out of the Grenada …

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Caribbean Racing Season 2017: January to March

RORC Caribbean 600. Photo: RORC Caribbean 600/ELWJ Photography

Here’s what, where, when and how you can jump aboard during the peak Caribbean racing season. January 16-24: Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series Break records on January 21 at the 81st Mount Gay Round Barbados Race. “We have 14 …

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Nautical Holiday Happenings

Lighted Boat Parade – St. Croix, USVI

There might not be snow and sleigh rides, but the spirit of the yuletide holidays is alive throughout the Caribbean. Here is a sampling of nautical holiday happenings. LIGHTED BOAT PARADES Deck your decks with lights, ornaments and festively-dressed crew. …

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Grenada is the HOT SPOT for New Year’s Eve

Enjoy the Fireworks at Marina Port Louis on New Year's Eve

If you’ve ever spent the festive season in the Caribbean, you’ll know how much fun it really is. Grenada has by far the most joyful and jubilant celebrations of all the islands and this year it will be outdoing itself …

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PCYC Round Grenada Regatta 19- 21 August 2016

The Start on Saturday 20 August will be at 0630 h, at Le Phare Bleu and there will be a party and food in Carriacou that evening

In 2015, Petite Calivigny Yacht Club in Grenada revived a long tradition of round the island racing and put on a very successful event that drew 9 monohulls and 3 catamarans. Starting and finishing at Le Phare Bleu on the …

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Island Water World Grenada Sailing Week

Grenada Sailing Week: The J24 Glory Daze is ambushed by eventual class winner Island Water World Die Hard. Photo: Tim Wright

The rough sea conditions that preceded this regatta made it tough going for those on their way to Grenada for the event, but during Sailing Week the powerful winds added excitement and challenge to the racing. On the first two …

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