Roberto (Robby) Bisi, 28, is a sailor and a coach.  He started sailing at the age of seven when his father gave him a plywood Optimist dinghy in his native Buenos Aires, Argentina.

St. John is a hugely pleasing anomaly in the United States Virgin Islands. Most every modern amenity, from over-the-counter cough medicines to gourmet cheeses and fine wines, are readily accessible...

Nine miles south of St. Vincent in the Grenadines, Bequia, an island of just under 5,000 people, friendly and forthcoming, is steeped in seafaring traditions - fishing, whaling and boat-building - that endure to this day.