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Gary Brown

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

50A Superflex: easy to coil, even in freezing weather

A perfect day on the water doesn’t need to end with wrestling a stiff and heavy 50A power cord into place. SmartPlug Systems’ innovative SUPERFLEX50 50A 125/250V Cordset lays out and coils with absolute ease, no matter the temperature. The …

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MarineMax Vacations Launches Nanny Cay Base

New Outer Marina

MarineMax Vacations has officially opened their new base at Nanny Cay on the island of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands, making it easier than ever to launch a personal yacht charter cruise from a convenient and beautiful location. “A short …

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Antigua’s UK Sailing Day Regatta

Calm waters and no trade winds in sight

Competitors and spectators enjoyed Caribbean-like weather at the St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association’s ‘Antigua Sailing Day Regatta’, at Lackford Lake, near the English town of Bury St Edmunds, on 24 June. This was the 6th running of the event, …

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PropGlide for propellers and running gear

Boaters have been trying to protect the running gear of their boats using antifouling paints for years. However, keeping antifouling coatings on turning blades and shaft that are under big loads and in permanent turbulence is not possible. The ultimate …

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Webasto A/C Series expands with 115v model

The Webasto BlueCool S-Series model S10 has a cooling capacity of 10,000 BTU/h

The best relief from a hot, humid night is a well air-conditioned cabin. To fit a wider range of boats, the BlueCool S-Series of self-contained air conditioning units from Webasto Thermo & Comfort North America is now available in a …

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New Double-Handed Class to Feature at Antigua Sailing Week

Antigua Sailing Week

In view of the ever growing demand for double-handed racing, the organizers of Antigua Sailing Week (ASW) are pleased to announce 2019 will benefit from the addition of a new double-handed class.  Double-handed racing by its nature is all about crew stamina and how to …

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Budget Marine St Thomas – back on track

They kept it running – Members of staff at Budget Marine, St. Thomas

The story of Budget Marine St Thomas in the aftermath of the big hurricanes of 2017 is an inspiring one. Nearly a year ago this chandlery in St Thomas weathered two Category 5 hurricanes, which seriously disrupted their ability to …

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Eagle Lands in St. Thomas

United States Coast Guard Cutter Eagle under full sail in the Caribbean Sea. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard

It’s not every day that an opportunity presents itself for a behind-the-scenes tour of a 295-foot three-masted sailing ship. In fact, most would call it a once-in-a-lifetime experience, especially when it’s the Eagle, the largest tall ship flying the American …

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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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