Tag Archives: Spice Island Marine

Learning and Planning For Hurricane Season

Journey is hauled out for the hurricane season. Photo: Monica Pisani

Prior to our Caribbean adventure, we were clueless as to what we should do or where we should go as hurricane season approached. Early in our research, we found we had to make a choice dictated by time constraints, preference, …

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Visiting Glorious Grenada by Boat

St. Georges has undergone major changes over the last decade with the development of Port Louis Marina. The main anchorage for cruising boats is outside the lagoon and has become more popular over recent years

Every year – especially during hurricane season – cruisers flock to 12˚N and Grenada’s southern anchorages. Offering everything from sandy beaches and rum shacks to mangrove hurricane holes, there is something to suit everyone. The island is a heady mix …

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There’s a Boat in My Yard!

Surgery on the boot of one of the saildrives; Mark is sewing a little rip – a new skill! Photo by Liesbet Collaert

Boatyard! This unpopular word in the cruisers’ vocabulary evokes thoughts of hard work, uncomfortable living conditions, busy, long days and short, mosquito-rich, nights. It is a reminder of sweaty work-outs and being sore and dirty. It promises extra trips to …

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