Cruising is a lifestyle that enables you to be independent – providing you have sufficient supplies and spares – for months at a time
If you give a man a fish you feed him for a day. If you teach a man to fish, he’ll go out on a boat and drink beer all day
The Caribbean is the best location in the world to partake in water sports; the water is warm, gentle breezes waft through the atmosphere, the turquoise star-spangled rippling
Peter, an Englishman from Worthing in Sussex, passed away peacefully at home in Tortola on the 29th May, 2021.
You want a beach party? Find a perfect sandy strip with palms for shade, a few coconuts, bottle of rum and ‘de music mon.’ If you want more Caribbean ‘flava’ head over to the beach bar.
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After severe restrictions - those BVI lovers who didn’t mind negotiating the protocols - trickled in to enjoy the uncrowded pristine destination.
Most lifestyles don’t offer the opportunity for you to immerse yourself into another world, except in the movies
Those who endured the challenges of the entry procedures are the lucky ones. Enjoying quiet and untrammeled anchorages, appropriate for the BVI.
This year is the most challenging ever. All the igloos where you reindeer sleep are melting, the elves’ dormitory is collapsing because the ice is turning to slush.
Sixty-five is the normal retirement age – the rest of your life is popularly known as the Golden Years. Spend it right and sail the Caribbean
Spices make our food taste great. The Caribbean is blessed with a climate and verdant islands that support the growth of many herbs and spices
In the Caribbean we rely on rich people – for villa and yachting holidays and for setting up offshore business accounts to mitigate high taxes
Every time you go sailing something is likely to go wrong, break, get jammed, cease working. It might even be a stubbed toe
By mid-October, charter boats will be preparing for what will likely be a very busy season. It’s time for locals to step as sailors
Provisioning for an extended period is essential – and still folks are flummoxed. Why? Because they’re not sailors.
Traditional pirates led a tough life but it was one of freedom and adventure – one with wooden ships and iron men, quite opposite to today’s plastic ships and jelly bellies
Over the years Charlie has had many types of guests on board his various charters
With improving technology and yacht design the lifestyle is simpler and more comfortable than before and the older generation are finding it rewarding
Rum drinking in the Royal Navy didn’t start because of a generous Admiralty. It began because water and beer went sour on long voyages