Venus in Sint Maarten The super yacht Venus, built by Feadship for late entrepreneur Steve Jobs, was a surprise visitor to Isle de Sol Marina, St. Maarten in October. Jobs died in October 2011, the yacht was unveiled a year ...

Sint Maarten’s infamous Simpson Bay Lagoon played host to Budget Marine’s 2nd Interlux Open Regatta on February 2-3, its notoriously shifting breezes creating the usual havoc among a skilled fleet of one design sailors. This is a series that sends ...

Apply Now! $50,000 Available for eligible waterfront cleanup projects – Apply at www.waterfrontchallenge.com The 2012 Interlux® Waterfront Challenge is underway and community organizations should apply now. A total of $50,000 will be awarded by Interlux in October to recognize projects undertaken this ...

The only real choice you had before getting your topside repainted was what color you liked. Now, the technologies are so complicated. Where to start? ...

Look at your topcoat paint. With all the salt, sun and swabbing. When the finish starts to go, it's easy to overlook because the process is so gradual. ...

The Deck - Advances in paint technology, along with some good common sense, can bring a good-looking layer of solid protection to your topside. ...

The rumor going around the waterfront is that painting the topsides of a boat is expensive. If you do the work yourself, the cost will be far lower. ...

Caribbean News from Around the Region for April 2008 ...

In response to this series, Bottom Paint and Your Boat, paint manufacturers have been in touch with us to advise that they have new anti-fouling products on the market. Sea Hawk Premium Yacht Finishes has introduced a TBT-free anti-fouling paint ...

The maintenance and care of your bottom paint after application will ensure longevity and active bottom growth management. Be forewarned... You have to stay on top of it. ...

Removing boat bottom paint is often a difficult process. Here are some tips on how to remove your hard and antifouling paint and important why you should! ...

So what is the best anti-fouling paint for your boat? How do you choose from all those paints that are on the market? We have already seen that type of water, boat usage, and water temperature will have an effect ...

Are you a racer, a cruiser, a weekend warrior or a daily professional? Do you dry sail your boat? All of these factors determine what type of paint you choose. ...