One day, at the age of seven or eight, I poked my head out of the schooner Elizabeth—and was amazed to see a large commercial excursion boat named Ranger III tied up on the other side of the dock. ...

Over 100 U.S. Virgin Islands based professionally crewed charter vessels are following U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Albert Bryan Jr. Jr’s Emergency Executive Orders to not accept guests and, like the territory’s shoreside populace, to shelter in place ...

Traditional pirates led a tough life but it was one of freedom and adventure – one with wooden ships and iron men, quite opposite to today’s plastic ships and jelly bellies ...

The Catamaran Boatyard is open! The Florida Keys has a very low CV19 issue. We are able to perform services with large Social Distancing areas. ...

Part of the craziness of my cruising life is that my two favorite cruising destinations in the world—the Caribbean and Southeast Asia—completely misunderstand each other. Even stranger, they misunderstand each other on the same weird, sensational subject: piracy. Each thinks ...

Wave filter products are useful for anyone cruising or living aboard, not only keeping the sea clean but also to keep yourself healthy ...

IGY Rodney Bay Marina’s operations manager presented a brand-new marine VHF radio to the Royal St. Lucia Police from the Gros-Islet station ...

There’s no need to prove Nordic ancestry to cruise with the Viking Explorers ...

Be sure you have the latest DKW Imray chart, the DWK ID100, for the Eastern Caribbean ...

The last time on Round #3 we spent a year here. Why? Well, the primary reason is our daughter and three grandkids are dirt-dwellers here in S’pore ...

There are no fancy clubs, casinos or even marinas on Nevis. But that’s not why we visited this 36-square mile Leeward Island linked to St. Kitts ...

It's NOT the big issues that end their dream of a happy life, but rather the little things that continuously sucked all joy out of their daily routine ...

There’s an increasing use of wind generators on yachts to supply power needs. German fittings company Niro-Petersen has come out with three sizes ...

West was the heading aboard the 33 boats that cast off from IGY’s Rodney Bay Marina, in St. Lucia, on January 11, on the first leg of the latest World ARC ...

I’m often accused for being addicted to circumnavigating—and putting too good a spin on ocean sailing. There’s some truth to this. However, I love long passages offshore and hate sailing to windward, which leaves me little choice. I’m totally a ...

Does all this add up to transient slips being at a premium in Caribbean marinas? ...

We've cruised Indonesia Four Times! 1.) We’ve spent a lot of time in the world’s largest Islamic country and, 2.) We’ve barely scratched the surface. ...

How essential is it really to have ice cubes in that drink? We have ours without ice, not because we detest it, rather because of energy considerations. ...

Carriacou, the largest and southernmost of the Grenadine islands and part of Grenada, certainly lives up to its nickname: ‘Isle of Reefs.' ...

New spray dodgers and biminis keep the cockpit dry, however, after a few years of exposure, even high-quality materials start leaking. Tips to Fix! ...