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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

Billions in gold on legendary wreck

The Naval battle off Cartagena, 28 May 1708. The San Jose, which carried most of the Spanish treasure, was destroyed by an explosion in her powder magazine. The painting, by Samuel Scott (1702-1772), is in the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, England.

  The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) recently obtained authorization by Maritime Archaeology Consultants (MAC), Switzerland AG, and the Colombian government to release new details from the successful search for the three-century old San José—a 62-gun, three-masted Spanish galleon that sank …

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Insights into Advances in Anode Metallurgy

  Boat owners have always embraced innovation. They have an innate ability to see the benefit of a new product or technology, and how it will affect their time on the water. Except for anodes. In the face of modern …

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More Than a Flash of Lightning

For the first time since becoming a country, Sint Maarten is sending a sailing team to the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games, where they will compete in the Lightning class.  Garth Steyn, President of the Sint Maarten Sailing Federation …

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Hand-Held Devices: Seasucker Will Take It From Here

Whether aboard a powerboat, sailboat, SUP or kayak, portable electronics are everywhere on the water. But tablets, cell phones, GoPros, MP3 players, fishfinders and GPS units can only be held in the hand for so long. The versatile SeaSucker Naked …

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Antigua to host Caribbean Dinghy Championship

The Caribbean Sailing Association (CSA) is delighted to announce that the 2018 edition of the Caribbean Dinghy Championship (CDC) will be hosted by the Antigua Yacht Club (AYC), in association with the National Sailing Academy (NSA) in Falmouth Harbour, Antigua. The two-day regatta …

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Tea Tree Oil

Eco-friendly TRAC TEAgel® is specially formulated to naturally remove stubborn onboard odors. Unlike other products that simply mask odors, TEAgel® harnesses the unique properties of authentic Australian Tea Tree Oil to naturally degrade odor-causing mold, mildew and bacteria, leaving only …

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Tecma Hose

When boats begin to smell less than fresh, the culprit is typically old sanitation hose.  Backed by a five-year warranty, Tecma HosePlus 38 is made from high-quality butyl rubber and has an integrated odor shield that offers a permeability level …

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HH55 Wins Award with Vesconite on Board

Marrying leading-edge design and the most advanced materials and components available has paid off for HH Catamarans. Its HH55 was named Best Cruising Catamaran for 2018 by Cruising World Magazine. The high-performance bluewater sailboat utilizes ultra-low friction Vesconite in its curved …

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Glomex RA1225HP VHF Antenna

VHF is still the most common means to communicate on the water, especially offshore. But a radio’s effectiveness is dependent largely on the quality of its antenna. The Glomex RA1225HP 8ft Classic High-Performance VHF antenna is engineered for maximum long-range …

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Unique Bahamas Fly and Sail

Fort Lauderdale-based Tropic Ocean Airways today confirmed its inaugural two-day-a-week scheduled seaplane service to Hope Town, Great Abaco

The Moorings yacht charter company has partnered with Tropic Ocean Airways, a seaplane operator in the eastern US, to offer a one-of-a-kind travel experience to guests visiting the Bahamas.  The ‘Fly & Sail’ service allows yacht charter guests to reserve …

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New Fantoms from Garmin

Garmin International announced the GMR Fantom™ 54/56 and Fantom 124/126 the next evolution in its solid-state pulse compression radar series with MotionScope™ Doppler technology, offering 50W and 120W of power output, respectively, the most in its class. Garmin Fantom radars were the first …

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Martinique Flying Regatta, a spectacular new event 

Organized by the Martinique Tourism Authority (MTA), the Martinique Flying Regatta will take place from 17 to 24 November 2018. It will be the world’s signature international foiling event. “We are very proud to hold this groundbreaking race,” said Martinique Tourism …

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Caribbean Sail Training: Broadening Horizons

The varnished deckhouse and ship’s boat aglow in the last rays of the setting sun. Photo by Gary E. Brown

French St. Martin is fast becoming the sail training/tall ship capital of the Caribbean. The latest ship to grace the commercial port of Marigot was the beautiful three-masted square rigger Christian Radich. I visited the ship before she left to …

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BVI Spring Regatta: They Made it Happen!

BVI Spring Regatta foredeck fun

On the final day of racing in the 47th edition of the BVI Spring Regatta, the story was really about the fantastic job Nanny Cay and the regatta organizers have done to make this year’s BVI Spring Regatta event happen post …

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Puerto del Rey Inaugurates New Facilities

Caribbean boatyard

Puerto Rico – Puerto del Rey recently debuted its Dock Center, a new amenity that offers a range of services to its customers right on the main dock. The modern facilities are part of the continued investment in the Marina …

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Horizon Yachts expand to meet demand

The team at Horizon Yachts, Grenada

Horizon Yachts – offering brokerage, project management, marine engineering and guardianage services in Grenada have seen a great increase in business since they opened their new workshop at Clarke’s Court Boat Yard and Marina in February 2017.  They expect an …

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