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Ten Top Caribbean Wrecks to Dive

The Kittiwake, Grand Cayman. Photo: Lawson Wood, courtesy of Cayman Islands Department of Tourism

The Caribbean is one of the best scuba diving destinations in the world. There is magnificent coral, schools of multicolored fish and contours on the sea floor to explore, from reefs and rocks to walls and wrecks. Here is a …

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2016 Fall Rally Round-Up

North Atlantic Rally for Cruisers 2015. Photo: David H. Lyman

Cruising rallies are one of the most popular ways for sailors to transit from northern climes to the Caribbean in the fall. Today, there are several rallies to choose from, each with its own personality. Capacity Entries for 31st Atlantic …

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The Indian River Tour – Dominica

Indian River Tour Dominica: A gift from Martin. Photo by Monica Pisani

We arrived in Dominica and immediately fell in love with its luscious nature. Portsmouth was our second and last stop and it was there that we had the most magical experience with a tour of the Indian River. The Indian …

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Thunderbolts & Lightning, Very, Very Frightening …

Thunderbolts Lightning: Caribbean Editor's Log: Gary Brown, Perhaps there are times when you wish your mast was a little shorter!

This month we are running an article about lightning at sea written by cruiser and regular All At Sea contributor Rosie Burr. It’s never our intention to frighten people but occasionally lightning strikes do happen. And it’s no comfort knowing …

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Dominica the Island of 365 Rivers

Dominica, the Island of 365 Rivers:The anchorage, Portsmouth. Photo by Monica Pisani

Journey, our 42ft sloop, Captain Jonathan, and I, his loyal first mate, started our sailing adventure in December 2013 leaving from Florida. We sailed the Bahamas, Haiti, Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, as we made our way south, stopping at …

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New Moorings in Dominica

New Moorings in Dominica

The ‘Nature Island’ of Dominica will soon be even easier to visit by sea. A new mooring field in Portsmouth is almost 40% complete, and when finished in the next year, will offer over 100 moorings in Prince Rupert Bay …

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Ten Top Caribbean Hikes

Ten Top Caribbean Hikes: Guided hike, Loterie Farm, St. Martin

One of the best parts of island-hopping by yacht is stopping off to explore ashore. Here are 10 hikes worthy of becoming a land-lubber for the day. El Yunque, Puerto Rico Rare parrots, treasured frogs and larger than life tree …

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Dominica Needs HELP after Erika

Dominica Marine Association Logo

A message from Hubert Winston, President of the Dominica Marine Association…   On August 27th, 2015, the Commonwealth of Dominica, a small island of only 289 square miles in the Caribbean, was hit by Tropical Storm Erika, resulting in widespread …

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Free-to-Join NARC Departs Newport in November

NARC Rally to the Caribbean

The 16th annual “North American Rally to the Caribbean” (NARC), which is free for participants to join, departs November 1, 2015 (or best weather window near that date) from Newport R.I.  The NARC’s primary purpose is to encourage boats that …

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