Hands-on-training at the Kidz at Sea Foundation’s ‘Zero to Hero’ Program on boat maintenance hosted by St. Maarten-headquartered chandlery, Budget Marine ...

With the success of the inaugural event established, there’s only one direction for the Caribbean Multihull Challenge to head in the future: Straight up. ...

After Hurricane Irma, K1 and Kidz at Sea started providing training for youth seeking work opportunities to become employable in the maritime industry ...

For years it’s been the dream of several St. Maarten residents to open up the marine industry to local people, an industry that is too often seen as the domain of a select few. ...

Sint Maarten – The Kidz at Sea Foundation have received post Irma support funding from Tourism Cares, the charitable arm of The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association, to assist eight unemployed persons acquire training in the marine maintenance field. The ...

The second edition of the SIMSAF National Lagoon Championships was sailed in light conditions in October. Twelve teams competed in seven boats on a rotation schedule. Light shifty winds challenged the participants and led to some intriguing battles on the ...

Team Island Water World acquire second Melges 24 St. Maarten – Team Island Water World are now campaigning a second Melges 24. Although not new, their latest boat is hull number 605, whereas the old boat was number 24. Team captain ...

A rainbow hung over the Simpson Bay Lagoon as the naming ceremony for the Didy 26 race boat, built by high school students from Milton Peters College, got underway at the St. Maarten Shipyard in late February. With just days to ...

Students at Milton Peters College (MPC) in Sint Maarten have built a boat which they will race in the Heineken Regatta. The boat, a Didi 26 designed by Dudley Dix, was constructed in the school’s carpentry department by an enthusiastic ...

It’s not often that young people give us something to cheer about. You’ve heard it all before, kids today show no respect, they want instant gratification and they had better get it. Often, we, the older generation, give up on ...