Tag Archives: Rodney Bay 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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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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Saint Lucia International Billfish Tournament

Team Vesper have now scored a hat trick by winning this tournament three years in a row

Teamwork proved the ticket to success for Trinidad’s Jerome McQuilken, who with his team aboard the 50ft Viking, Vesper, won Best Boat with eight blue marlin releases at the 24th St. Lucia International Billfish Tournament. That’s not all! McQuilken caught …

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Saint Lucia Sailors Dominate Mango Bowl 2013

The crew of the winning J24 Attitude begin their victory celebrations

Cheers from the spectator boat must have been heard in Martinique as Sugar Beach Attitude raced across the finish line of the final race in the 2013 Saint Lucia Mango Bowl Regatta. The local team, skippered by St Lucia Yacht …

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2013 Caribbean Lighted Boat Parades & Parties

New Year’s Eve fireworks in Bequia. Photo Courtesy Bequia NYE Celebration Committee

In the Caribbean, Santa is more likely to cruise down the chimney in a dinghy than arrive on a sleigh. The region definitely doesn’t lack for festivities and a true seasonal spirit during the December holidays. Here’s a sampling of …

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Vesper Wins St. Lucia International Billfish Tournament

Team Vesper - Winner of the St. Lucia International Billfish Tournament

The savvy skill of finding the fishing ‘hot spots’ earned Vesper the Champion Boat title at the 23rd St. Lucia International Billfish Tournament, held October 1-4 out of IGY’s Rodney Bay Marina. The Trinidadian team aboard the Viking 50 released …

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Caribbean Boatyard Update

Antigua – Jolly Harbour

September is the Caribbean’s peak month for hurricanes. It’s also one of the busiest months for boatyards. Here is a sampling of ‘What’s New’ in yards throughout the region.

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MILLION Dollar Sportfish Challenge! (Yes “Million”)

Logo for the Million Dollar Sportfish Challenge

IGY MARINAS LAUNCHES ITS INAUGURAL MILLION DOLLAR SPORTFISH CHALLENGE FORT LAUDERDALE, FL MAY 21, 2013 – IGY Marinas is excited to announce its inaugural Million Dollar Sportfish Challenge! The IGFA all-tackle world record catch contest takes place from select marinas …

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St. Lucia Summer in the Caribbean

  St. Lucia isn’t technically located ‘below the belt’ when it comes to risk for hurricanes. However, this Windward Island does offer several natural and manmade features to keep yachts safe in bad weather. What’s more, the traditional Caribbean off-season …

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Marina Dockage and the Value of Network Pricing

Yachts by their very nature are made to travel. Yet, while dockage discounts may be available for long term slips in one particular marina, paying full price to slip into multiple marinas throughout the Caribbean can add up. Finding a …

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SAVE MONEY on Caribbean Marina Dockage

  In response to the  ever-increasing demand for more flexible dockage programs from its customers, IGY Marinas announces a new 365-day berthing plan for yachts over 80 feet: The Anchor Pass. The Anchor Pass includes 8 IGY destinations, significant dockage …

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Sights of St Lucia: A Guide

Sights of St Lucia   The first thing you notice about Saint Lucia is its magnificent, rugged green landscape. It’s an emerald jewel jutting into the sky, surrounded by deep, sapphire-blue seas. Two of these emerald jewels at the southern …

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Caribbean Boatyard Update 2012

Rodney Bay Marina Boatyard. Courtesy of IGY Marinas

Here is the 2013 Caribbean Boatyard Update  Hurricane season is the prime time to haul boats for routine maintenance and repairs. Yet, during the peak of the Caribbean’s winter yachting season it’s good to know that there are a variety …

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IGY Marinas Receives ICOMIA Clean Marina Award

Clean Marina Award given to THREE IGY Marinas   IGY Marinas announces the granting of the ICOMIA Clean Marina Award (from The International Council of Marine Industry Associations) to its three marinas in the Yacht Haven Grande Collection. Meeting all of the …

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Whats NEW at the Caribbean Boatyards

Boatyards throughout the Caribbean offer everything from routine maintenance to extensive haul-out facilities and services for sail and power boaters. Here's a sample of ‘What's New' in yards on a number of islands.

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