Tag Archives: Blue Haven Marina

10 Sport Fishing Tournaments to Try Your Luck

American Yacht Harbor, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Sport fishing is a sport enjoyed around the globe. In the U.S., 46 million Americans or nearly 16 percent of the population ages 6 and older fishes for pleasure, according to the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation’s 2015 Special Report …

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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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Islands At The Edge

Useful direction markers in the unlikely event you’d ever go anywhere instead of Grace Bay on Provo. Photos by sherryspix.com

Just off Grand Turk Island, in the Turks and Caicos, our excursion boat scrapes the sand when our skipper beaches us on an alabaster stretch guarded by a sloping dune maybe a hundred feet away, bisected by a sandy path …

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Blue Haven Marina – The Perfect Port of Call

Blue Haven Marina

Munificence – noun: Liberal in giving, lavish, characterized by generosity. It’s summer’s end and you’re heading south to your Antillean berth … But you’ve heard about an archipelago roughly a hundred nautical miles from D.R., roughly thirty from the last …

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Layla Wins Caicos Classic

Caicos Classic

Landing on the scoreboard early earned the US-based team aboard Layla the Top Boat trophy at the 21st Caicos Classic IGFA Billfish Release Tournament. Held July 7 to 11 and hosted out of the Blue Haven Marina, in Providenciales, Turks …

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The Caicos Classic Release Tournament

The Caicos Classic IGFA Billfish Release Tournament has been a big part of the Turks and Caicos Islands’ fishing community for the last 20 years. This year marks the 21st year for this fantastic event for local anglers and visiting anglers from all …

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New IGY Marina Program Gives Back to Local Communities

"Inspire Giving Through You" by IGY Marinas:Repairs and maintenance to a community pool facility in St. Thomas is on the list of IGY projects. Photo courtesy of Jimmy Loveland

A new initiative is linking sea and shore-side communities. ‘Inspire Giving through You’ is a community-based initiative launched in November by IGY Marinas, a Fort Lauderdale, Florida-headquartered international marina network spanning two hemispheres. The first projects get underway this month in …

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Our Monster Wahoo

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

“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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Surprising Providenciales

Photo by Captain Warren East

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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Blue Haven Marina Awarded 5 Gold Anchors

Blue Haven Marina

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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NEW Fuel Stop between the Caribbean and Florida

Adam Foster and Portia Mogal

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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Blue Haven Resort & Marina: A Watersports Wonderland

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)

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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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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