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Carriacou Regatta: The Tradition Lives On

The new build. Photo by Jan Hein

2015 is a monumental year for Grenada’s minute island of Carriacou, marking the 50th anniversary of their most famous vessel and the beginning of one of the longest running regattas in the region. In the 1960s, J. Linton Rigg sailed …

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Profile: Trevor Stanislaus, Carriacou Marine LTD

  The dream of developing a small boutique yet full-service boatyard is one that Trevor Stanislaus, owner and general manager at Carriacou Marine Ltd. (CML), has brought to fruition and in doing so changed the landscape of Tyrrel Bay, for …

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Top 10 Snorkeling Spots in the Eastern Caribbean

Underwater sculptures, Grenada

What could be better than to jump in and snorkel straight from your boat? It’s the epitome of cruising. Everyone has their own preferences but there is something to see in almost every anchorage. And you don’t need to snorkel …

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Caribbean Boatyard Update

Subbase Drydock, St. Thomas

Fall is the time many Caribbean boaters put their yacht on the hard to get work done in the yard. Here is an update on what’s new in yards in the Caribbean.   PUERTO RICO “We cleaned out the entire …

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Top Ten Anchorages in the Caribbean

1. St. Pierre, Martinique: Impressive Mont Pelée volcano, a black sand beach and the historic waterfront comprise this number one view

We asked long-time Caribbean cruiser and All At Sea contributor Liesbet Collaert to put together a photo-essay of the ten most scenic anchorages in the Caribbean. Liesbet says: “Prep your boat, lift anchor and sail to one of these Caribbean …

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Carriacou: Down Island Time Travel

The anchorage in Tyrell Bay. Photo by Janet Hein

Sailing into Carriacou’s Tyrell Bay is a refreshing tack back in time. The bay, nearly half-a-mile wide, meets the land in a gentle curve, attached by a ribbon of sand and road. The bay often accommodates over 100 vessels flying …

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Caribbean Regatta Preview: April to October

Aruba Regatta. Photo: Eric Mijts

Regatta season doesn’t stop when the winter finishes. The spring, summer and fall all feature racing events that offer a mix of competition, camaraderie and celebration.   April 7-12 Oyster Regatta – Antigua 2014: Scheduled to follow the celebrations marking …

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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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Carriacou’s Sail Loft – In Stitches

The famous motorcycle and sidecar. Photo by Janet Hein

The saying ‘big things come in small packages’ certainly describes Carriacou’s sail loft, cleverly known as In Stitches. It’s a three-person show, owned and operated by Andy Smelt, which can make or repair pretty much any sail that blows into …

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Carriacou Marine – Cocooning in Carriacou

No nonsense Tyrrel Bay Yacht Haulout (TBYH), where we first pulled our Sun Odyssey 40 Boldly Go for bottom painting and general repairs in 2009, is a strong brown moth now in metamorphosis. In July we again chose Tyrrel Bay …

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Mojo Magic from Carriacou to the World

Breezy clothing adorned with a child's view of scampering geckos, jovial sea creatures or careening island buses are trademark images of this small company based in Carriacou called Fidel Productions.

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