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2013 Caribbean Lighted Boat Parades & Parties

New Year’s Eve fireworks in Bequia. Photo Courtesy Bequia NYE Celebration Committee

In the Caribbean, Santa is more likely to cruise down the chimney in a dinghy than arrive on a sleigh. The region definitely doesn’t lack for festivities and a true seasonal spirit during the December holidays. Here’s a sampling of …

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Caribbean Boatyard Update

Antigua – Jolly Harbour

September is the Caribbean’s peak month for hurricanes. It’s also one of the busiest months for boatyards. Here is a sampling of ‘What’s New’ in yards throughout the region.

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Lost & Found: Mowgli’s Solo Cruise

Mowgli safe once again thanks to the USCG and Hovensa. Photo: Chris Schreiber

Mark Theron looked for the familiar silhouette of his Seawolf 30’s mast against a near full moon as he arrived home via water taxi to Oualie Bay, Nevis, after an eight-day trip off-island. No mast in sight. Maybe it had …

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Caribbean Big Sport Fishing Tournament Schedule 2013

International Billfish Tournament Puerto Rico - Club Nautico de San Juan angler Jose Vicente fights Blue on Kamajoe. Photo courtesy of Virginia de los Reyes CNSJ

They don’t have passports or visas. They don’t clear customs and immigration. Yet they are welcomed like royalty and Hollywood celebrities everywhere they visit. In fact, there is hardly an island in the Caribbean that doesn’t pay homage to the …

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Eighteenth Annual Nevis Sport Fishing Tournament

Nineteen boats hailing from St. Maarten, St. Barths, Antigua, St. Kitts and Nevis with eighty-two anglers aboard competed in the 18th Annual Nevis Sport Fishing Tournament on October 20th, organized by the Nevis Yacht Club and hosted by the Oualie …

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Caribbean Boatyard Update 2012

Rodney Bay Marina Boatyard. Courtesy of IGY Marinas

Here is the 2013 Caribbean Boatyard Update  Hurricane season is the prime time to haul boats for routine maintenance and repairs. Yet, during the peak of the Caribbean’s winter yachting season it’s good to know that there are a variety …

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Nuts for Nevis!

A salute to Nevis

After a 12-year absence to sail twice around the world, I’m occasionally shocked by the changes on certain islands of the Lesser Antilles. I first arrived here aboard my ketch Carlotta in the 1970s. It is fair to say there …

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NEW “Booby Island” Regatta Coming in May

Nevis Yacht Club has surprised the regatta scene with a NEW regatta. Welcome to Booby Island! The “Booby Island Regata” is coming up quick on May 6, 2012. THE KEY PART – ALL Proceeds going to the Nevis Yacht Club …

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Yacht Moorings Installed in Nevis

Spencer Hanley, General Manager of Nevis Air and Sea Ports Authority, contacted All at Sea in October with new information for boaters.   “In an effort to establish Nevis as a yacht friendly destination, NASPA recently installed 100 yacht moorings along …

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History – Nelson in Nevis

While Nevis is popular among cruisers for the anchorage off beautiful Pinney’s Beach and the charm of Charlestown, it’s a treasure chest historically. One of the island’s most famous visitors is the focus of celebrations that begin next month. From …

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