Tag Archives: Virgin Islands

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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Ten Top Caribbean Hikes

Ten Top Caribbean Hikes: Guided hike, Loterie Farm, St. Martin

One of the best parts of island-hopping by yacht is stopping off to explore ashore. Here are 10 hikes worthy of becoming a land-lubber for the day. El Yunque, Puerto Rico Rare parrots, treasured frogs and larger than life tree …

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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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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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Pizza Pi VI Offers New Twist on Pie to Go

Tara at the serving hatch of Pizza Pi VI

There’s nothing like the brisk sea air to work up a powerful appetite. Now, if you’re cruising the waters off St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, there’s no need to go ashore for something scrumptious to eat. Instead, plot a course …

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Caribbean Fall Charter Yacht Show Preview 2013

Antigua Charter Yacht Show

The Caribbean’s crewed charter yacht season kicks off with three broker shows. These floating open houses not only feature an outstanding selection of well-outfitted yachts, they are also a chance for brokers to get to know the islands, island happenings …

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Destination: Red Hook, St. Thomas

Sports fishing boats line the docks in summer. Photo by Dean Barnes

There is officially only one town on St. Thomas: Charlotte Amalie. The rest of the island is divided up into ‘estates’ dating back to the sugar era. Yet, thanks to the proximity of the British Virgin Islands for sailing and …

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