Some of the best junior sailors in the Caribbean – and world – will meet at Pigeon Point, Tobago, to compete in the 2005 Optimist North American Championships

I set off from the Cape Verde Islands to Trinidad, just me and my cat, in a 33 year old boat wondering what the hell I was doing

At the time it was quite normal to sink any boat (which didn't have an engine) when storms threatened, if there wasn't time to haul ashore

Caribbean News from around the region for November 2004