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Visiting Glorious Grenada by Boat

St. Georges has undergone major changes over the last decade with the development of Port Louis Marina. The main anchorage for cruising boats is outside the lagoon and has become more popular over recent years

Every year – especially during hurricane season – cruisers flock to 12˚N and Grenada’s southern anchorages. Offering everything from sandy beaches and rum shacks to mangrove hurricane holes, there is something to suit everyone. The island is a heady mix …

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There’s a Boat in My Yard!

Surgery on the boot of one of the saildrives; Mark is sewing a little rip – a new skill! Photo by Liesbet Collaert

Boatyard! This unpopular word in the cruisers’ vocabulary evokes thoughts of hard work, uncomfortable living conditions, busy, long days and short, mosquito-rich, nights. It is a reminder of sweaty work-outs and being sore and dirty. It promises extra trips to …

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Profile: Jason Fletcher, Grenada Marine

Jason Fletcher from Grenada Marine

Jason Fletcher has always loved the sea. No wonder it’s become the lifeblood of his livelihood as founder and managing director of Grenada Marine. Born and raised on Grenada, Fletcher’s interest in and love of boating started when, as a …

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News: World’s largest Solar Boat visits St. Martin

MS Tûranor Planet Solar. Photo: PlanetSolar.org

World’s largest Solar Boat visits St. Martin MS Tûranor Planet Solar, the World’s largest solar-powered boat, paid a visit to St. Martin in May. The unusual craft beat her own record for a transatlantic crossing, taking 22 days, 12 hours …

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Caribbean Boatyard Update 2012

Rodney Bay Marina Boatyard. Courtesy of IGY Marinas

Here is the 2013 Caribbean Boatyard Update  Hurricane season is the prime time to haul boats for routine maintenance and repairs. Yet, during the peak of the Caribbean’s winter yachting season it’s good to know that there are a variety …

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Shipwrights and Friends Wooden Boat Regatta

The end of the hurricane season and resumption of the yachting season in Grenada means it’s time for the Shipwrights and Friends Regatta. The event includes Classic Wooden Boat races, local Work Boat racing and Junior Sail and Boat competition and is …

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