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Mango Bowl Regatta Has the Sweet Smell of Success

From the skippers’ briefing on November 30th to the prize giving on December 2nd it was obvious that the Mango Bowl Regatta (MBR) will become an established event. After all hadn’t it attracted yachts from as far away as Barbados …

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St. Lucia Update – Apr 07

Howzat for a quick jetty? “Three weeks to build a jetty—you’re kidding, right?" All At Sea asked Dave Seal, the Project Manager in charge of the construction of the new jetty in St Lucia’s Gros Islet. It was, after all, …

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Ten out of Ten for SLYC’s Christmas Festival

Perhaps it was the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers’ (ARC) week-late start or the hard crossing they endured, maybe even the unrelenting 25 to 30-knot trade winds which caused a decline in entries in their fourth staging of the St Lucia …

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Gommier Racing Anything but Plain Sailing

Isn’t it nice to see continuing traditions, especially at Christmas, especially in sailing? Take the single-hulled Gommiers of Martinique, arriving in St Lucia at the same time the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC), quicker, and of course nearer, yet poles …

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Whimbrell II – Last Guest at ARC’s 21st Party

It’s Christmas day, 2006 and the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) offices are closed in St Lucia’s Rodney Bay Marina. The 21st birthday party is more or less over, with all contestants safely gathered in after Whimbrel II crossed the …

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Laser Beams for St Lucia Olympic Hopeful

It was something of a fluke when 17-year-old St. Lucian Frederic Sweeney discovered the 2006 Laser North American Championships were taking place in Nova Scotia, Canada last summer;  he was surfing at the time . . . on the internet!  …

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St. Lucia Update – Jan 07

New Volvo Penta dealership for St. Lucia. MarinTek St. Lucia has become St Lucia’s most recent dealership of the prestigeous Volvo Penta Marine Line. "In the near future we’ll offer full service for Volvo engines," said MarinTek’s MD Egbert Charles. …

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Fixing to Stay – St. Lucia’s Marine Services

Whether you’re crossing the Atlantic, cruising the Caribbean or simply living on board, one thing’s for sure—something has to give. We’re lucky in St Lucia having more than our fair share of local craftsmen with the facilities and the services …

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Sweet Sixteen for St Lucia Game Fishing Tournament

When the 2005 winner of St Lucia’s International Billfish Tournament, Bernard Johnson, and his 35ft Bertram Grey Ghost led the small angling armada from Rodney Bay Marina to the sparkling waters off the sleepy fishing village of Gros Islet, history …

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SCUTTLEBUTTS – The Unofficial ARC Finish Line

The official finishing line for the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) is between Pigeon Island and somewhere off the St Lucia waterfront village of Gros Islet. However, the unofficial ARC end is the swimming pool at Rodney Bay Marina’s voluminous …

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St. Lucia Update – Nov 06

"We’ll be happy at 30 entrants!" said St Lucia Yacht Club’s Christmas Festival Organizer, ex-commodore and J24’s aficionado Mike Green when asked by All At Sea on the progress of the December festival. "ARC competitors who are looking to enjoy …

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New Yacht Club for St Lucia’s Gros Islet

Like Doctor Martin Luther King, international entrepreneur Robert Crogan has a dream. His consists of the redevelopment of St Lucia’s Gros Islet village, devastated by the nightmare that was hurricane Lenny back in 1999. Properties and 100 yards of beach, …

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Back to Back Wins for Green in Bequia’s Big One

“The conditions were the exact opposite of last year,” said St Lucia’s Mike Green who’s winning ways in Bequia’s Sailing festival J24 class seems to know no bounds. Green and the Grayling five-man crew repeated last year’s victory winning five …

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St. Lucia Yachting Sector Steps Up Fight Against Crime

Organizations involved in yachting are coming together to address the problem of crime against yachts visiting St Lucia at the Bay Marina and Marigot Bay. In a press statement, the 60-member Marine Industries Association of St Lucia (MISAL) said that …

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Rodney Bay Marina Says Oui to Merger

“This is more than a business union: It is a coming together of the people.” That was the message sounded by officials from both Martinique and St Lucia. Last Friday marked the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the …

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Prime Time – St. Lucia’s Prime Minister’s Cup

Luke Hamilton, on the recently purchased Sea Queen, took the honours in St Lucia’s Prime Minister’s Cup last month but that’s not the full story. A regatta, featuring Lasers, Optimists and a six race series for J24s, to decide a …

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Trinidad and St. Lucia’s Last Stand

The Annual Southern Caribbean Dinghy Regatta was a three day event held in Trinidad over the 28th, 29th and 30th of December 2005. It was also the last opportunity in 2005 for St Lucia to take on international competition in …

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