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2017 Caribbean Boatyard Update

Subbase drydock in St. Thomas

Over 90% of the Caribbean’s one million-plus square miles is water. It’s no wonder that boats, everything from pleasure craft and professional yachts to workboats like barges, ferries and cargo ships, are essential to the region’s way of life. Boatyards, …

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Pan Pepín International Dinghy Regatta

Osvaldo E De Leon Lebrón takes an early bath. Photo: Pastrana Manuel Josue

Seamanship, sportsmanship and dogged perseverance were all on display at the Pan Pepín International Dinghy Regatta, hosted out of Club Nautico de San Juan, Puerto Rico in early February. Ninety-four sailors from Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, British Virgin …

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TowBoatUS Comes to the Caribbean

TowBoatUS St. Thomas is the first TowBoatUS towing location in the Lesser Antilles. Photo: TowBoatUS

Captain Robert Manley, a New Jersey native who has been running marine businesses in the Caribbean for the last 25 years, has opened TowBoatUS St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands. “I’ve been towing boats and helping boaters ever since I …

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Winners Named at Discover the Caribbean Series

Discover the Caribbean Series

Two weekends of racing, one for big boats and the other for dinghies, made the Discover the Caribbean Series a perfect opportunity to explore the great combination of sociability and sailing conditions offered at the host Ponce Yacht & Fishing …

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Suzuki Caribbean Marine is now on Instagram

Suzuki is now on Instagram

Suzuki Del Caribe launched its official Instagram account to increase brand awareness and showcase its products reliability and benefits in August. The dedicated Instagram account, @suzukicaribbeanmarine, will also present dealers in other Caribbean islands, user experiences and helpful information for boaters …

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Puerto Rico International Billfish Tournament

AD/HD hooked up. Photos: Mark Smestad

The luck of fishing in Club Nautico de San Juan’s 63rd International Billfish Tournament (IBT) for the first time combined with skills gained billfishing in the waters off South Florida, the Florida Keys and the Bahamas, earned AD/HD and its …

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Destination: Culebra

Puerto Rico destinations

Much of Culebra’s southern shoreline looks as if Robinson Crusoe would feel at home there. Near deserted strips of white sand beaches are dotted with palm trees, the rocky coastline is inhabited primarily by seabirds, and the green hillsides are …

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Puerto Rico’s South Coast Anchorages

Puerto Rico south coast anchorages

Cruising the south coast of Puerto Rico offers something a little different from the usual blue seas and sandy white beaches of the Caribbean. Its coastline is 70-odd miles of historical Spanish lighthouses, small seaside towns, historic towns, mangrove habitat, …

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Puerto Rico Regattas Offer Something for Every Sailor

puerto rico regattas

  Held in tandem, the Puerto Rico Heineken International and Puerto Rico International Dinghy regattas distinguished themselves as the most diverse duo of sailing events in the Caribbean. Held June 11-12, and hosted out of Puerto del Rey, in Fajardo, …

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Caribbean International Boat Show Puerto Rico

Caribbean International Boat Show Puerto Rico

Rain didn’t stop the crowds or exhibitors from attending the 5th Caribbean International Boat Show (CIBS). Held March 11th to 13th, at Puerto del Rey Marina, in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, an estimated 8,000 people visited. On hand were salespeople from …

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