There’s nothing as refreshing as a waterfall. These vertical rivers of water are found throughout the world, however it’s the lush tropical foliage that makes Caribbean waterfalls so captivating. Here are ten waterfalls worth traveling ashore to see.  1. YS ...

First-time cruisers to the Caribbean, and old salts seeking out new island destinations to explore, will find they have friends in many places. This is especially true for members of the Seven Seas Cruising Association (SSCA), one of the world’s ...

Situated in the Caribbean on the island of Hispaniola, and bordered by the Dominican Republic, Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. It has endured natural disasters, unstable governments, poor living conditions and human tragedy. “Fishing is one ...

As we left the waters of the US Virgin Islands the fishing line zinged. Fifteen minutes later we were cutting steaks off a 50-pound skipjack tuna, which would feed us for the next week. This was the amazing beginning of ...

Second Life for used Sails Project Haiti – The Second Life Used Sails project, planned to assist Haitian fishermen who rely on sail-powered boats, received the approval of the Seven Seas Cruising Association (SSCA) as an SSCA endorsed ‘Clean Wake’ ...

SISTER FLORA FLOTILLA~FEBRUARY 2013   Welcome to the ‘Sister Flora Flotilla’ to Ile la Vache.  Ile la Vache is a small island off the southwest corner of Haiti with  no cars, electricity or telephones.  It has been a safe and ...

This is a rare opportunity to cruise the South Coast with knowledgeable leaders! A flotilla of cruising boats will organize at Marina ZarPar in Boca Chica, Dominican Republic during the first week of February 2013. Weather permitting the flotilla will ...

The devastating earthquake that hit Haiti in January 2010 prompted an outpouring of assistance. For some in the marine community, this help continues nearly two years' later ...

Ile La Vache is off the SW coast of Haiti and that is where some of the humanitarian aid from St. Maarten is headed on cruising yachts taking part in the supply run. ...

Just before dawn of our fifth day a helicopter clattered overhead. And shortly after, we noticed the light of a ship approaching rapidly, too sleek to be a merchantman, The radio came alive:  "This is American warship Clifton Sprague calling ...

Sailing down Haiti’s north coast one comes to the legendary isle of Tortuga, a series of green hills and beaches with protected anchorage behind extensive coral reefs.  The great haunt and harbor of the “buccaneers” in the 17th century, now ...