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Schoelcher International Nautical Week

Schoelcher International Nautical Week: Photo by Sophie Reinach

The quantity and quality of sailors made the 26th Schoelcher International Nautical Week (SINW), hosted by the Cercle Nautique de Schoelcher in Martinique, February 5th to 9th, extra special. Not only did 140 sailors from the European countries of France, …

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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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Caribbean Christmas Afloat: Unforgettable and Unique

cruisers go boat to boat singing Christmas carols in Cholon, Columbia Photo by Liesbet Collaert

  As a native of the northern hemisphere, growing up somewhere in Western Europe – the 51st parallel to be precise – Christmas resembled cold and cozy days, with a human-sized fir tree indoors and small gifts underneath the branches. …

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Martinique to Windward

Bashing to windward. Photo: Andy Schell

The dangers on the weather side of Martinique never bothered Donald Street. Before charts were drawn—and while he was drawing them—Street navigated and explored the windward coast of the French island in his engineless yawl Iolaire. With Street in mind …

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Explore the Martinique Riviera

Anse a L’Ane, Anse Mitan & Trois Islet Opposite Martinique’s capital Fort De France, on the other side of the bay, are three anchorages that are often overlooked. Each have their own character but all with the same sophisticated charm …

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