Tag Archives: Caribbean

All At Sea Goes to the Movies!

All At Sea goes to the Movies

The Caribbean is a film-makers paradise and you can sail to many of the locations where some of the great box office hits were shot in recent years. Our senior writer Carol Bareuther put on her critic’s cap and came …

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Regatta Preview: April to November 2016

Regatta Preview: Les Voiles St. Barth

There are one or more major Caribbean regattas nearly every month of the year. Here’s a sampling of what’s happening from April to November.   April 11th – 16th Les Voiles de Saint-Barth Celebrity sailors and sailboats, including America’s Cup …

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Proteus Overall Winner of RORC Caribbean 600

Proteus, Overall Winner of the 2016 RORC Caribbean 600. Photo: RORC / Emma Louise Wyn Jones

George Sakellaris’ Maxi72, Proteus (USA) was the overall winner of the 2016 RORC Caribbean 600. It is the second time that Sakellaris has skippered the overall winner, having won the 2014 race with the Maxi72, Shockwave. Proteus was also the …

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Sandy Spirits: Beach Bars That Rock

Sandy Spirits: Beach Bars That Rock Keep your head down - Sunset Beach Bar, St. Maarten. Photo by Jan Hein

A beach and a bar form a perfect union. Working together, they create a venue where thirsty clients can heat up and cool down while enjoying a watery view. However, they’re not created equal – these bars on the beach – …

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The Billfish Foundation Celebrates 30 Years

The Billfish Foundation Celebrates 30 Years

A group of concerned sports fishermen united three decades ago over an alarming revelation. While boats were bigger, technology better and tackle trailblazing in its design, they were catching fewer and fewer billfish. One among them, Winthrop ‘Win’ Rockefeller, had the …

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Sailing with Charlie: Fun

Sailing With Charlie: Fun, Graphics by Christine Taylor

February is the coldest month of the year in the northern hemisphere –somewhat surprising really since the winter solstice passes some five weeks prior to February 1st. In the Caribbean, February is the middle of the high season when thousands …

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Destination: Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, USVI

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, USVI:From Blackbeard’s Castle, a view of the Danish- style red rooftops in Charlotte Amalie looking over the harbor to the cruise ship dock. Photo by Dean Barnes

Three things differentiate Charlotte Amalie from other port towns in the Caribbean. First, there are the Danish-style red roofs that dot buildings on the hillsides. The Danes planted their flag on what is now the U.S. Virgin Islands and their …

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The Chicken Bus

The chicken bus is also a work of art. Photo by Barbara J. Hart

With five years of cruising under our keel—mostly in the Caribbean—we’re old hands at riding the local buses and safaris, and used to small island countries where we can travel from one end to the other in an hour. Panama …

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Bonaire Windriders

Bonaire Windriders: World Champion Robby Naish competing in a wave sailing event at Sylt, Germany. Photo: Hoch Zwei / Wikimedia Commons

  Some people have hobbies; other people have obsessions. My obsession for over 20 years has been windsurfing. At the center of my obsession is the hunger for hard, steady wind, the kind that speckles the waters so beautifully around Bonaire. …

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Ahoy! Happy MMXVI

All At Sea Jan 2016 Happy MMXVI

Welcome to the first All At Sea of 2016. At this time, many editors like to look astern as the highlights of the past year bob in their wake but we are not going to do that, instead, we are …

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Eastbound Routes

The author, Captain Warren East. Photo by Captain Warren East

As the cold winter weather sets in, it’s time to start thinking about moving your boat to the Caribbean and, if you’re located on the East Coast of the United States, there are a few ways to approach that task. …

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ARC Europe ready to Depart from Hampton VA

For the second consecutive year, a portion of the ARC Europe fleet will depart from Hampton, VA, bound ultimately for the shores of Portugal, an ocean away. At press time, thirty-six yachts were signed up to take part in this …

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