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Gary E. Brown is the Editorial Director of All At Sea Caribbean. He is a presenter on Island 92, 91.9 FM, St. Maarten, and the author of the thriller/sailing adventure Caribbean High. For more information, visit: garyebrown.net

IGY Marinas Promote Three to Lead Operations in Key Regions

Isle de Sol Marina dredging project

Island Global Yachting Marinas have promoted three company team members. Brian Deher has been promoted to regional director: marina operations and planning, Caribbean and Latin America; Gili Wojnowich has been named regional director: marina operations and planning, United States, Bahamas …

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Girls for Sail

Bad weather fun

  Continuing our series Women at the Helm, we talked to Karen Harris of the Girls for Sail sailing School. The school have made it their job to get more women out on the water and behind the helm in …

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New ASA Accredited Sailing School in Grenada

The Caribbean has a new ASA accredited sailing school. Based in Grenada, you can learn to ride the waves with SeaHorse Sailing who began operating in June.

  The Caribbean has a new ASA accredited sailing school. Based in Grenada, you can learn to ride the waves with SeaHorse Sailing who began operating in June. Located at True Blue Resort and Marina, SeaHorse Sailing School is operated …

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12-volt Caframo Taku hatch fan

The 12-volt Caframo® Taku hatch fan, winner of a Pittman Innovation Award, is designed to provide both powerful ventilation to remove hot, stale air from the cabin and quiet circulation to move air throughout. A unique locking suction cup mounting …

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Callahan Wins International Optimist Regatta

Mitchell Callahan, from Cape Coral, Florida wins the 2017 International Optimist Regatta, presented by EMS Virgin Islands. Photo: Dean Barnes

Mitchell Callahan was in a sweet spot heading into the third and final day of racing at the 25th International Optimist Regatta (IOR), presented by Electronic Merchant Systems (EMS) Virgin Islands and hosted by the St. Thomas Yacht Club, June …

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Lionheart Wins the America’s Cup Superyacht Regatta

Lionheart, winner of the America’s Cup Superyacht Regatta. Photo: ACEA 2017 / Boat International Media

  Overall victory in the highly competitive fleet of six J Class yachts earned the crew of Lionheart the top prize at the second America’s Cup Superyacht Regatta, hosted by Boat International Media. The record sized J Class fleet, racing in association with the …

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Don’t Mask Odors, Eliminate Them

The first whiff inside a boat that’s been stored or little used is often one of musty air, mold and mildew. With Iosso Products’ Odor Buster, offensive smells are neutralized and eliminated at the source, without masking them with an …

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BoatUS 2017 Top 10 List of Boat Names and Their Meanings

1. Serenity: The utter calm and quietude boating brings 2. Seas the Day: A nautical wordplay on the Latin saying “Carpe diem,” taking boating to its fullest 3. Andiamo: ‘Let’s go!’ in Italian and a perennial favorite boat name 4. Irish Wake: Mourning …

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Barbados Sailor Honored

Jade Forsberg was honored for her contributions to the sport of college sailing

The Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) honored Jade Forsberg for her contributions to the sport of college sailing by inducting her into the ICSA Hall of Fame at the annual ICSA Meeting. Forsberg, of Holetown, Barbados was recognized with the James Rousmaniere …

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A Successful Inaugural Mahi Mayhem Tournament

To the victor go the spoils … and the cash

Tortola, British Virgin Islands – Captain Alvin and his crew aboard Emmanuel, from St Thomas, swept the board at the first annual Mahi Mayhem fishing tournament held in May. They scooped the $5,000 top prize for heaviest mahi at 33lb; …

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Hold Fast

Research/Survey vessel Elsa aground south of Ladder Bay, Saba. Photo courtesy of Guenter Schmidt © 2017

Recently, St. Martin and surrounding islands saw a high incidence of vessels going ashore, more in one month than in 2014 when hurricane Gonzalo blew through. Monohulls, multihulls (private and day charter) megayachts and ships have all ended up on …

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3D Outdoor Fabric Stretches for Extreme Designs

WeatherMAX 3D is able to stretch and move in three axis, providing a perfect fit without requiring excessive darting to contour to a shape

Standard marine fabrics can cause significant problems when working with complex three-dimensional patterns and shapes. Safety Components’ new WeatherMAX 3D offers the flexibility to fit almost any project. Under tension, the highly elastic fabric stretches 30–100%. When released, it goes …

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