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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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Painkiller Cup Attracts Unique, Strong Paddlers

Painkiller Cup: Kieran Grant, of Freedom City Surf, starts the first leg of the Painkiller Cup at Trellis Bay. Photo by Todd VanSickle

At the start of the fourth annual Painkiller Cup, boats filled with spectators followed the action along Tortola’s north shore cheering loudly as Bruno Mars’ hit song “Uptown Funk” blared through the air. For some paddlers, the cheering and music …

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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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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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The Fourth BrISA-El Meson Fun Day Regatta

Fourth Brisa-El Mason Fun Day Regatta

The Borinquen Island Sailing Association’s West Chapter (BrISA Oeste) and Marina Pescaderia, located in Puerto Real, Cabo Rojo on the southwestern coast of Puerto Rico, recently celebrated the 4th edition of the BrISA – El Meson Fun Day regatta. The …

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Team BVI Wins 2015 Caribbean Dinghy Championships

Puerto Rico 2015 Caribbean Dinghy Championship Winners BVI

Team BVI successfully defended its title by championing the 2015 Caribbean Dinghy Championships (CDC). Run under the auspices of the Caribbean Sailing Association, this is the first time in the CDC’s history that Puerto Rico has hosted this regatta. BVI …

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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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Ho, Ho, Holiday Activities – Nautical-Style!

St. Croix Lighted Boat Parade. Photo: Ellen Sanpere

Celebrate the holidays nautical-style in a number of fun filled festivities. Here’s a sampling of what’s happening from the Bahamas to the Caribbean: Lighted Boat Parades Nearly 50 festively decorated power yachts launch from Puerto Rico’s Club Nautico de San …

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